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Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering

Front Mech Eng    2013, Vol. 8 Issue (3) : 305-310
The research on structural damage identification using rough set and integrated neural network
Juelong LI1, Hairui LI2(), Jianchun XING2, Qiliang YANG2
1. Naval-port Airport Barracks Department of Navy Logistics, Beijing 100841, China; 2. PLA University of Science & Technology, Nanjing 210007, China
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A huge amount of information and identification accuracy in large civil engineering structural damage identification has not been addressed yet. To efficiently solve this problem, a new damage identification method based on rough set and integrated neural network is first proposed. In brief, rough set was used to reduce attributes so as to decrease spatial dimensions of data and extract effective features. And then the reduced attributes will be put into the sub-neural network. The sub-neural network can give the preliminary diagnosis from different aspects of damage. The decision fusion network will give the final damage identification results. The identification examples show that this method can simplify the redundant information to reduce the neural network model, making full use of the range of information to effectively improve the accuracy of structural damage identification.

Keywords rough set      integrated neural network      damage identification      decision making fusion     
Corresponding Author(s): LI Hairui,   
Issue Date: 05 September 2013
 Cite this article:   
Juelong LI,Hairui LI,Jianchun XING, et al. The research on structural damage identification using rough set and integrated neural network[J]. Front Mech Eng, 2013, 8(3): 305-310.
Fig.1  The system diagram of structural damage identification using rough set and integrated neural network
Fig.2  The model of integrated neural network
Fig.3  The finite element of beam
Element numberThe extent of damageρNF1ρNF2ρNF9DSN1DSN4RF1RF5RF6
Tab.1  The subset of training sampling of neural network
Number of the sub-networkNeural network structureNetwork input parameterNetwork output parameter
112 inputs/25 the node of hidden layer/6 outputsρNF1,ρNF2,…,ρNF12OUT1,OUT2,…,OUT6
210 inputs/21 the node of hidden layer/7 outputsρNF1, ρNF2,…,ρNF6OUT1, OUT2, …, OUT7
DS1, DS2, …, DS4
310 inputs/21 the node of hidden layer/7 outputsRSN1, RSN2, ..., RSN6OUT1, OUT2, …, OUT7
DS1, DS2, …, DS4
Tab.2  The structure of every sub-network
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