James L. Beck
George W. Housner Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering

 
 
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Some Sample Papers

Asymptotic Expansions for Reliabilities and Moments of Uncertain Dynamic Systems, C. Papadimitriou, J.L. Beck and L.S. Katafygiotis, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 123, 1219‑1229, December 1997 (pdf)

Updating Models and Their Uncertainties: Bayesian Statistical Framework, J.L. Beck and L.S. Katafygiotis, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 124, No. 4, 455-461, April 1998 (pdf)

Generalized Trajectory Methods for Finding Multiple Extrema and Roots of Functions, C.M. Yang and J.L. Beck, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 97, No. 1, 211‑227, April 1998 (pdf)

Multi-Criteria Optimal Structural Design under Uncertainty, J.L. Beck, E. Chan, A. Irfanoglu and C. Papadimitriou, International Journal of Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 28, 741-761, 1999 (pdf)

Entropy-Based Optimal Sensor Location for Structural Model Updating, C. Papadimitriou, J.L. Beck and S.K. Au, Journal of Vibration and Control, 6, 781-800, 2000 (pdf)

Bayesian Probabilistic Approach to Structural Health Monitoring, M.W. Vanik, J.L. Beck and S.K. Au, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 126, 738-745, 2000 (pdf)

First Excursion Probabilities for Linear Systems by Very Efficient Importance Sampling, S.K. Au and J.L. Beck, Journal of Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 16, 193-207, 2001 (pdf)

Estimation of Small Failure Probabilities in High Dimensions by Subset Simulation, S.K. Au and J.L. Beck, Journal of Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 16, 2001 (pdf)

Updating Robust Reliability Using Structural Test Data, C. Papadimitriou, J.L. Beck and L.S. Katafygiotis, Journal of Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 16, 103-113, April 2001 (pdf)

Updating Properties of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems with Uncertain Input, K.V. Yuen and J.L. Beck, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 129, 9-20, January 2003 (pdf)

Reliability-Based Robust Control for Uncertain Dynamical Systems using Feedback of Incomplete Noisy Measurements, K.V. Yuen and J.L. Beck, International Journal of Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 32, 751-770, April 2003 (pdf)

Model Selection using Response Measurements: Bayesian Probabilistic Approach, J.L. Beck and K.V. Yuen, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 130, 192-203, February 2004 (pdf)

Bayesian Analysis of the Phase II IASC-ASCE Structural Health Monitoring Experimental Benchmark Data, J. Ching and J.L. Beck, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 130, 1233-1244, October 2004 (pdf)

Simplified Estimation of Economic Seismic Risk for Buildings, K.A. Porter, J.L. Beck and R.V. Shaikhutdinov, Earthquake Spectra, 20, 1239-1263, November 2004 (pdf)

Effect of Seismic Risk on Lifetime Property Values, K.A. Porter, J.L. Beck, R.V. Shaikhutdinov, S.K. Au, K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, H. Ishida, T. Moroi, Y. Tsukada and M. Masuda,Earthquake Spectra, 20, 1211-1237, November 2004 (pdf)

Structural Model Updating and Health Monitoring with Incomplete Modal Data using Gibbs Sampler, J. Ching, M. Muto and J.L. Beck, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 21, 242-257, May 2006 (pdf)

Reliability-based Control Optimization for Active Base Isolation Systems, J.T. Scruggs, A.A. Taflanidis and J.L. Beck,Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 13, 705-723, March 2006 (pdf)

Application of Subset Simulation Methods to Reliability Benchmark Problems, S.K.  Au, J. Ching and J.L. Beck, Structural Safety, 29, 183-193, July 2007 (pdf)

Bayesian Updating and Model Class Selection for Hysteretic Structural Models Using Stochastic Simulation, M. Muto and J.L. Beck, Journal of Vibration and Control, 14, 7-34, January 2008 (pdf)

Evaluation of the Seismic Performance of a Code-Conforming Reinforced-Concrete Frame Building – From Seismic Hazard to Collapse Safety and Economic Losses, C. A. Goulet, C.B. Haselton, J. Mitrani-Reiser, J.L. Beck, G. Deierlein, K.A. Porter and J.P. Stewart, International Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 36, 1973-1997, October 2007 (pdf)

An Efficient Framework for Optimal Robust Stochastic System Design using Stochastic Simulation, A.A. Taflanidis and J.L. Beck, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 198, 88-101, 2008 (pdf)

Bayesian Learning using Automatic Relevance Determination Prior with an Application to Earthquake Early Warning, C.K. Oh, J.L. Beck and M. Yamada, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 134, 1013-1020, December 2008 (pdf)

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