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Structural Dynamics Lab

This facility is used for shake table testing of structural and non-structural models.

  • Uni-directional horizontal shake table with MTS servo-valve actuator, 10 kips capacity, ±3” stroke, 31 in/sec velocity, 50 Hz 4.5 ft. x 4.5 ft.
  • Uni-directional vertical shake table with MTS servo-valve actuator, 3 kips capacity, ±3” stroke, 31 in/sec velocity, 50 Hz, 2 ft. x 2 ft.
  • Clearance height of 12 ft.
  • Two Spectral Dynamics PUMA Controller software integrated with data acquisition system (10 channels), antialiasing filters, and sampling rate in excess of 2,000 Hz
  • Two 50HP powerful hydraulic pumps with 22 GPM capacity and manifolds for the hydraulic actuators
  • One extra servo-valve MTS dynamic actuator, 10 kips capacity and ±3” stroke, 31 in/sec velocity
  • Accelerometers, Load Cells, LVDTs, Potentiometers, and Strain Gauges
  • State-of-the-art Laser Vibrometer Test Setup, data acquisition, controller, and all others accessories

Faculty Contact Information:

Mustafa Mashal Ph.D., P.E., CPEng, IntPE(NZ), M.ASCE, MIPENZ –Assistant Professor

Mustafa Mashal

Ph.D., P.E., CPEng, IntPE(NZ), M.ASCE, CMEngNZ – Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor for ASCE Student Chapter

(208) 282–4587

mashmust@isu.edu

 

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Arya Ebrahimpour

Ph.D., P.E. - Professor and Director of M.S. Program in Civil Engineering

208-282-4695

ebraarya@isu.edu

 

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