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Journal of Structures
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 615275, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/615275
Research Article

Strain Distribution Measurement of a Shear Panel Damper Developed for Bridge Structure

1Department of Advanced Science and Technology, Toyota Technological Institute, 2-12-1 Hisakata, Tenpaku-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 468-8511, Japan
2Depatrment of Urban and Environment, Aichi Institute of Technology, 1247 Yachigusa, Yakusa Cho, Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture 470-0392, Japan

Received 4 June 2013; Accepted 10 August 2013

Academic Editor: Lucio Nobile

Copyright © 2013 Y. Liu et al. 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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