Operational Modal Analysis of Civil Engineering Structures

An Introduction and Guide for Applications

  • Carlo Rainieri
  • Giovanni Fabbrocino

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Carlo Rainieri, Giovanni Fabbrocino
    Pages 1-21
  3. Carlo Rainieri, Giovanni Fabbrocino
    Pages 23-57
  4. Carlo Rainieri, Giovanni Fabbrocino
    Pages 59-102
  5. Carlo Rainieri, Giovanni Fabbrocino
    Pages 103-210
  6. Carlo Rainieri, Giovanni Fabbrocino
    Pages 211-265
  7. Carlo Rainieri, Giovanni Fabbrocino
    Pages 267-314
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 315-322

About this book


This book covers all aspects of operational modal analysis for civil engineering, from theoretical background to applications, including measurement hardware, software development, and data processing. In particular, this book provides an extensive description and discussion of OMA methods, their classification and relationship, and advantages and drawbacks. This is the first book on OMA. The authors cover both the well-established theoretical background of OMA methods and the most recent developments in the field, providing detailed examples to help the reader better understand the concepts and potentialities of the technique. Additional material is provided (data, software) to help practitioners and students become familiar with OMA. Covering a range of different aspects of OMA, always with the application in mind, the practical perspective adopted in this book makes it ideal for a wide range of readers from researchers to field engineers; graduate and undergraduate students; and technicians interested in structural dynamics, system identification, and Structural Health Monitoring.

This book also:

Analyzes OMA methods extensively, providing details on implementation not easily found in the literature

Offers tutorial for development of customized measurement and data processing systems for LabView and National Instruments programmable hardware

Discusses different solutions for automated OMA

Contains many explanatory applications on real structures

Provides detail on applications of OMA beyond system identification, such as (vibration based monitoring, tensile load estimation, etc.)

Includes both theory and applications



Automated OMA Frequency Domain Decomposition OMA Data Acquisition OMA Data Processing OMA Frequency Domain OMA Theory OMA Time Domain Second Order Blind Identification Structural Health Monitoring

Authors and affiliations

  • Carlo Rainieri
    • 1
  • Giovanni Fabbrocino
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biosciences and Territory, Structural and Geotechnical Dynamics LabUniversity of MoliseTermoliItaly
  2. 2.Department of Biosciences and Territory, Structural and Geotechnical Dynamics LabUniversity of MoliseTermoliItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-0766-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-0767-0
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Materials & Steel
Chemical Manufacturing
Consumer Packaged Goods
Energy, Utilities & Environment
Oil, Gas & Geosciences