PARIS© Version 14.0
PARameter Identification System with SAP2000 API Software

PARIS v14.0 EXAMPLE DESCRIPTIONS
EXAMPLE
DESCRIPTION

Phase 1 IASC-ASCE SHM Benchmark Structure

333 Nodes
260 Frames
256 Thin Shells

Base Fixed


Full-Scale Solid-Shell Model of Girder-3 of the Powder Mill Bridge, Barre, MA

Contributory Deck: Solids
Haunch: Solids
Girder: Thin Shells

3800 Solids
2470 Thin Shells

Boundary Conditions: Node Spring Assignments at Pier and Abutment Locations

Full-Scale Frame-Shell Model of the Powder Mill Bridge, Barre, MA

Deck: Thin Shell
Girders: Frames
Diaphragms: Frames
Outriggers: Frames

Boundary Conditions: Node Spring Assignments at Pier and Abutment Locations

The University of Central Florida (UCF) Grid
Benchmark: Scale Bridge Model

119 Nodes
124 Frames

Boundary Conditions: Pin Supports at A1 and A3, Roller Supports at D1, D3, G1 and G3

Relevant References:

Masoud Sanayei and Peeyush Rohela, "Automated Finite Element Model Updating of Full-Scale Structures with PARameter Identification System (PARIS)", Advances in Engineering Software, January 2014.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advengsoft.2013.09.002

Ali Khaloo, "Automated Finite Element Model Updating of the UCF Grid Benchmark Using Multiresponse Parameter Estimation", MS Thesis, Tufts University, November 2013.