Applications in Civil Engineering: Modal Parameter Identification of an Offshore Platform and Identification of the Aerodynamic Admittance Functions of Tall Buildings

  • H. G. Natke
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 296)


System identification is an important tool in civil engineering, as also shown by J.T.P. Yao in his lecture /1/. However, many problems are still unsolved or not approved. The reasons are manifold: some are due to the large dimensions and their consequences (frequency range, realizable excitation), other to local behaviour (and therefore difficulties in modelling), and others to parameter sensitivity.


Wind Velocity Tall Building Offshore Platform Input Identification Velocity Power Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. G. Natke
    • 1
  1. 1.Universität HannoverHannoverGermany

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