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Advances in Acoustics and Vibration
Volume 2012, Article ID 975125, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/975125
Research Article

A Procedure to Identify the Modal and Physical Parameters of a Classically Damped System under Seismic Motions

1Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Sapienza University of Roma, 00184 Rome, Italy
2Department of Mechanics, Structures, and Environment, University of Cassino, 03043 Cassino, Italy

Received 7 June 2011; Accepted 6 September 2011

Academic Editor: Luc Gaudiller

Copyright © 2012 M. De Angelis and M. Imbimbo. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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