Phillips Lab

Smart Urban Infrastructure Group

Journal Papers

  1. Duthinh, D., Main, J.A., Gierson, M.L., and Phillips, B.M. (2018). “Analysis of wind pressure data on components and cladding of low-rise buildings.” ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 4(1). doi:10.1061/AJRUA6.0000936.
  2. Gierson, M.L., Phillips, B.M., Duthinh, D., and Ayyub, B. (2017). “Wind-Pressure Coefficients on Low-Rise Building Enclosures Using Modern Wind-Tunnel Data and Voronoi Diagrams.” ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 3(4). doi:10.1061/AJRUA6.0000915.
  3. Keivan, A., Phillips, B.M., Ikenaga, M., and Ikago, K. (2017). “Causal Realization of Rate-Independent Linear Damping for the Protection of Low-Frequency Structures.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 143(9). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001259.
  4. Zhang, R., and Phillips, B.M. (2017). “Artificial Specimen Damping for Substructure Real-time Hybrid Simulation.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 143(8). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001242.
  5. Wu, J. and Phillips, B.M. (2017). “Passive Self-centering Hysteretic Damping Brace Based on the Elastic Buckling Mode Jump Mechanism of a Capped Column.” Engineering Structures, 134. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.12.031.
  6. Zhang, R., Phillips, B.M., Taniguchi, S., Ikenaga, M., and Ikago, K. (2016) “Shake Table Real-time Hybrid Simulation Techniques for the Performance Evaluation of Buildings with Inter-story Isolation.” Structural Control and Health Monitoring. doi:10.1002/stc.1971.
  7. Shi, P., Wu, B., Spencer Jr., B.F., Phillips, B.M., and Chang, C.M. (2016). “Real-time Hybrid Testing with Equivalent Force Control Method Incorporating Kalman filter.” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 23(4). doi:10.1002/stc.1808.
  8. Zhang, R., Lauenstein, P.V., and Phillips, B.M. (2016) “Real-time Hybrid Simulation of a Shear Building with a Uni-axial Shake Table.” Engineering Structures, 119. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.04.022.
  9. Zhang, R. and Phillips, B.M. (2015). “Performance and Protection of Base-Isolated Structures under Blast Loading.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 142(1). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000974.
  10. Friedman, A., Dyke, S.J., Phillips, B.M., Ahn, R., Dong, B., Chae, Y., Castaneda, N., Jiang, Z., Zhang, J., Cha, Y., Ozdagli, A., Spencer Jr., B.F., Ricles, J.M., Christenson, R.E., Agrawal, A.K., and Sause, R. (2015). “Large-Scale Real-Time Hybrid Simulation for Evaluation of Advanced Damping System Performance.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 141(6). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001093.
  11. Phillips, B.M., Takada, S., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Fujino, Y. (2014). “Feedforward Actuator Controller Development using the Backward-difference Method for Real-time Hybrid Simulation.” Smart Structures and Systems, 14(6). doi:10.12989/sss.2014.14.6.1081.
  12. Phillips, B.M., Wierschem, N.E., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2014). “Model-Based Multi-Metric Control of Uniaxial Shake Tables.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 43(5): 681-699. doi:10.1002/eqe.2366.
  13. Cha, Y., Agrawal, A.K., Phillips, B.M., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2014). “Direct Performance-based Design with 200 kN MR Dampers using Multi-objective Cost Effective Optimization for Steel MRFs.” Engineering Structures, 71: 60-72. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.04.023.
  14. Cha, Y.J., Agrawal, A.K., Friedman, A., Phillips, B.M., Ahn, R., Dong, B., Dyke, S.J., Spencer Jr., B.F., Ricles, J.M., and Christenson, R.E. (2014). “Performance Validations of Semiactive Controllers on Large-Scale Moment-Resisting Frame Equipped with 200-kN MR Damper Using Real-Time Hybrid Simulations.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 140(10). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000982.
  15. Asai, T., C.M. Chang, B.M. Phillips, and B.F. Spencer Jr. (2013). “Real-time Hybrid Simulation of a Smart Outrigger Damping System for High-rise Buildings.” Engineering Structures, 57: 177-188. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.09.016.
  16. Liu, J., Dyke, S.J., Liu, H.J., Gao, X.Y., and Phillips, B.M. (2013). “A Novel Integrated Compensation Method for Actuator Dynamics in Real‐time Hybrid Structural Testing.” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 20(7): 1057-1080. doi:10.1002/stc.1519.
  17. Friedman, A., Dyke, S.J., and Phillips, B.M. (2013). “Over-Driven Control for Large-Scale MR Dampers.” Smart Materials and Structures, 22(4): 1-15. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/22/4/045001.
  18. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Model-Based Multi-Actuator Control for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(2): 219-228. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000493.
  19. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Model-Based Feedforward-Feedback Actuator Control for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 139(7): 1205-1214. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000606.
  20. Iba, D., Phillips, B.M., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Evaluation of Semi-Active Control Using Harmonically Varying Damping by Real-Time Hybrid Simulation.” Journal of System Design and Dynamics, 6(1): 1-11.doi:10.1299/jsdd.6.1.
  21. Li, J., Spencer Jr., B.F., Elnashai, A.S., and Phillips, B.M. (2011). “Substructure Hybrid Simulation with Multiple-Support Excitation.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 138(7): 867-876. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000394.
  22. Carrion, J.E., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Phillips B.M. (2009). “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation for Structural Control Performance Assessment.” Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 8(4): 481-492. doi:10.1007/s11803-009-9122-4.
  23. Zapaterio, M., Karimi, H.R., Luo, N., Phillips, B.M., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2009). “Semiactive Backstepping Control for Vibration Reduction in a Structure with Magnetorheological Damper Subject to Seismic Motions.” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 20: 2037-2053. doi:10.1177/1045389X09343024.
  24. Wells, S.A., Phillips, B.M., and Vandenbossche, J.M. (2006). “Quantifying Built-in Construction gradients and Early-age Slab Shape to Environmental Loads for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements.” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 7(4): 257-289. doi:10.1080/10298430600798929.
  25. Wells, S.A., Phillips, B.M., and Vandenbossche, J.M. (2006). “Characterizing Strain Induced by Environmental Loads in Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements: Immediately After Paving and Throughout First Ten Months.” Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board, 1947: 36-48. doi:10.3141/1947-04.

Technical Reports

  1. Duthinh, D., Main, J.A., and Phillips, B.M. (2015). "Methodology to Analyze Wind Pressure Data on Components and Cladding of Low-Rise Buildings." NIST Technical Note 1903.
  2. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Model-Based Framework for Real-Time Dynamic Structural Performance Evaluation.” Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory Report Series, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, No. 31.
  3. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2011). “Model-based Feedfoward-Feedback Tracking Control for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation.” Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory Report Series, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, No. 28.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Whiteman, M.L., Phillips, B.M., Fernández Cabán, P.L., Masters, F.J., Rice, J.A., and Davis, J.R. (2017). “Cyber-physical Systems Approach to Optimization in Wind Engineering: Parapet Wall Design.” Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Gainesville, May.
  2. Duthinh, D., Gierson, M.L., and Phillips, B.M. (2017). “Pressure Coefficients on Components and Cladding from Wind Tunnel Tests.” Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Gainesville, May.
  3. Keivan, A., Phillips, B.M., Ikenaga, M., and Ikago, K. (2017). "Semi-active Approximation of Rate-independent Linear Damping for the Seismic Protection of Low-frequency Structures." Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January.
  4. Zhang, R., Phillips, B.M., Taniguchi, S., Ikenaga, M., and Ikago, K. (2017). "Performance Validation of Inter-story Isolation through Shake Table Real-time Hybrid Simulation." Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January.
  5. Zhang, R. and Phillips, B.M. (2015). “Numerical Study on the Benefits of Base Isolation for Blast Loading.” Proc., Joint 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (6AESE) and 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (11ANCRiSST), Illinois, August.
  6. Zhang, R., Lauenstein, P.V., and Phillips, B.M. (2015). “Substructure Real-time Hybrid Simulation with a Small-scale Uni-axial Shake Table.” Proc., Joint 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (6AESE) and 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (11ANCRiSST), Illinois, August.
  7. Gierson, M.L., Phillips, B.M., and Duthinh, D. (2015). “Evaluation of ASCE 7-10 Wind Velocity Pressure Coefficients on the Components and Cladding of Low-rise Buildings Using Recent Wind Tunnel Testing Data.” Proc., Joint 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (6AESE) and 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (11ANCRiSST), Illinois, August.
  8. Phillips, B.M., Wierschem, N.E., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2014). “Multi-metric feedback control of shake tables for real-time hybrid simulation.” Proc., 6th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Barcelona, Spain, July.
  9. Phillips, B.M., Takada, S., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Fujino, Y. (2013). “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation Actuator Control using the Backward Difference Method.” ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August.
  10. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation of Complex Structures using Multi-Actuator Control.” Proc., 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal, September.
  11. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation with Model-Based Multi-Metric Feedback.” Proc., International Conference on Earthquake Engineering Research Challenges in the 21st Century, Keynote Presentation, Harbin, China, May.
  12. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Model-Based Control of Shake Tables with Multi-Metric Feedback.” Proc., International Conference on Earthquake Engineering Research Challenges in the 21st Century, Harbin, China, May.
  13. Kim, S.J., Christenson, R.E. Phillips, B.M., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2012). “Geographically Distributed Real-Time Hybrid Simulation of MR Dampers for Seismic Hazard Mitigation.” ASCE 43rd Structures Congress. March.
  14. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2011). “Feedforward-Feedback Tracking Control for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation.” Proc., 6th Annual Workshop of the Asian-Pacific Network of Centers for Research in Smart Structure Technology (ANCRiSST), Keynote Presentation, Dalian, China.
  15. Wu, B., Shi, P., Spencer Jr., B.F., Phillips, B.M., and Chang, C.M. (2011). “Real-Time Hybrid Testing with Equivalent Force Control Method Incorporating Kalman Filter.” Proc., 6th Annual Workshop of the Asian-Pacific Network of Centers for Research in Smart Structure Technology (ANCRiSST), Dalian, China.
  16. Kim, S.J., Phillips, B.M., Christenson, R.E., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2011). “Geographically-distributed Real-Time Hybrid Simulation of a MR Damper Controlled Building Model.” Engineering Mechanics Institute Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
  17. Phillips, B.M. and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2010). “Model-Based Real-Time Hybrid Simulation Strategies for Large-Scale Testing.” Proc., 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Shinjuku, Tokyo, July.
  18. Phillips, B.M., Chae, Y., Jiang, Z., Spencer Jr., B.F., Ricles, J.M., Christenson, R.E., Dyke, S.J., and Agrawal. A. (2010). “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation Benchmark Structure with a Large-Scale MR Damper.” Proc., 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Shinjuku, Tokyo, July.
  19. Friedman, A., Phillips, B.M., Jiang Z., Dyke, S.J., Spencer Jr. B.F., Christenson, R.E., Zhang, J., Cha Y., Agrawal, A., and Ricles, J.M. (2010). “Accommodating MR Damper Dynamics for Control of Large-Scale Structural Systems.” Proc., 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Shinjuku, Tokyo, July.
  20. Iba, D., Phillips, B.M., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2010). “Evaluation of Semi-Active Control using Harmonically Varying Damping by Real-Time Hybrid Simulation.” Proc., 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Shinjuku, Tokyo, July.
  21. Jiang, Z., Mantoni, D., Christenson, R.E., Chae, Y., Ricles, J.M., Friedman, A., Dyke, S.J., Phillips, B.M., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2010). “Comparison of 200 kN MR Damper Models for use in Real-Time Hybrid Simulation.” Proc., 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Shinjuku, Tokyo, July.
  22. Li, J., Spencer Jr., B.F., Elnashai, A., and Phillips, B.M. (2010). “Hybrid Simulation with Multiple Support Excitation.” Proc., 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Shinjuku, Tokyo, July.
  23. Carrion, J.E., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Phillips, B.M. (2009). “Real-Time Hybrid Testing of a Semi-Actively Controlled Structure with an MR Damper.” Proc., American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, July.
  24. Zapaterio, M., Karimi, H.R., Luo, N., Phillips, B.M., and Spencer Jr., B.F. (2009). “A Mixed H2/H∞-Based Semi-Active Control for Vibration Mitigation in Flexible Structures.” Proc., 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, December.

Data Sets

  1. Phillips, B.M., Takada, S., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Fujino, Y. (2014). “Real-time Hybrid Simulation of 9-story Structure with MR damper.” Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)(distributor). Dataset. doi:10.4231/D3KH0DZ9F.
  2. Phillips, B.M., Takada, S., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Fujino, Y. (2014). “Tracking Performance of Outer-loop Controllers.” Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)(distributor). Dataset. doi:10.4231/D3Q814S4P.
  3. Phillips, B.M., Takada, S., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Fujino, Y. (2014). “System Identification of Servo-hydraulic System with Outer-loop Control.” Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)(distributor). Dataset. doi:10.4231/D3V11VK7Z.
  4. Phillips, B.M., Takada, S., Spencer Jr., B.F., and Fujino, Y. (2014). “System Identification of Servo-hydraulic System.” Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)(distributor). Dataset. doi:10.4231/D3ZP3W09Z.
  5. Phillips, B.M., Jiang, Z., Spencer Jr., B.F., Christenson, R.E., and Dyke, S.J. (2013). “MR Damper Characterization - UIUC - Damper 3.” Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (database). Dataset. doi:10.4231/D3PC2T80D.
  6. Phillips, B.M., Chae, Y., Spencer Jr., B.F., Ricles, J. (2012). “Preliminary 3DOF Benchmark Study.” Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (database), Dataset, doi:10.4231/D32R3NW6W.


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