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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2012, Article ID 542501, 13 pages
Research Article

DynaView: General Dynamic Visualization Model for SHM

1College of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710072, China
2School of Mechanics, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710072, China
3School of Information Science and Technology, Northwest University, Xi'an 710069, China

Received 12 April 2012; Accepted 26 June 2012

Academic Editor: Yuping Wang

Copyright © 2012 Peng Sun 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.


We present a general dynamic visualization model named DynaView to construct virtual scenes of structural health monitoring (SHM) process. This model consists of static, dynamic, and interaction submodels. It makes the visualization process dynamic and interactive. By taking an example of a simplified reinforced concrete beam structure model, we obtain raw data through the examination. We conduct the effective general and practicable assessment of structural damage conditions based on fuzzy pattern recognition to compute the assessment results. We construct the DynaView model of the sample structure and visualize it. The instance indicates that DynaView model is efficient and practically applicable.