Colby Swan

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ii To my teachers and mentors iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I am extremely grateful to Professor Jasbir their direct support of this work. Professor Jasbir S. Arora not only provided me with the theoretical knowledge of optimization, upon which this work is based, but supported me in obtaining the technical wind turbine tower and foundation design knowledge I would(More)
Vibration-based damage detection with new operational response and waveform analysis methodology." MS ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to acknowledge the efforts of those who worked alongside me to make this work possible. Extensive field and laboratory testing was accomplished with the help of Dr. All three contributed their time and ideas to make(More)
Recommended Citation Ljumanovic, Lea. "Low cost passive dampers for highway traffic signs. ii In loving memory of Dragan Loncar iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Special thank you to Professor Salam Rahmatalla for helping me with starting and completing this project, and for helping me stay motivated along the way. Special acknowledgments are extended to Dean Macken from(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would first and foremost like to thank my PH.D. supervisor, Dr. Jia Lu. He is brilliant as a teacher, mentor, and research collaborator, and provided incredible support to my research. I owe a lot to my wife Rong. Without her tremendous love, support, encouragement and sacrifice on her own career, I'd never be able to finish this work. I(More)
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