Publications – Ertugrul Taciroglu, Ph.D.

Chapters/Articles in Edited Books

  • Liu CW, Dong SB, Taciroglu E (2006). “A semi-analytic approach for analysis of laminated piezoelectric cylinders” in Progress in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Ed. A. Zingoni, Taylor & Francis.
  • Asgari S, Stafsudd JZ, Chen CE, Ali A, Hudson RE, Whang D, Lorenzelli F, Yao K, Taciroglu E (2005). “Collection and Processing of Acoustic and Seismic Array Data for Source Localization,” in Advanced Signal Processing Algorithms, Architectures, and Implementations XV, Ed. Franklin T. Luk, Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 5910(59100A).
  • Liu CW, Dong SB, Taciroglu E (2004). “Semi-analytic methods for analysis of laminated piezoelectric cylinders” in Smart Structures and Materials 2004: Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Ed. Shih-Chi Liu, Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 5391:138-149.
  • Sheffer, A. and E. Taciroglu, (2000). “Hexahedral Mesh Adjustment for the Simulation of Solid-Propellant Rockets.” Advances in Computational Engineering & Sciences, Eds. Atluri, S. N. and F. W. Burst, Tech Science Press, Vol. 2, pp. 1366-1371.
  • Hjelmstad KD, Taciroglu E (1997). “A coupled hyperelastic constitutive model for resilient behavior of granular materials” in Aircraft/Pavement Technology : In the Midst of Change, Ed. FV Hermann, ASCE, pp. 178-189.

Journal Articles

  • Celebi M, Ghahari SF, Taciroglu E (2015). “Unusual downhole and surface free-field records near the Carquinez Strait bridges during the 24 August 2014 Mw6.0 South Napa, California earthquake,” Seismological Res. Letters, 86(4), 1-7.
  • Celebi M, Kashima T, Ghahari SF, Taciroglu E (2015). “Responses of a US code-type instrumented tall building in Tokyo Japan to events before, during and after the Tohoku earthquake of March 11, 2011,” Earthquake Spectra (in print).
  • Celebi M, Hisada Y, Omrani R, Ghahari SF, Taciroglu E (2015). “Responses of two tall buildings in Tokyo, Japan, before, during and after the M9.0 Tohoku Earthquake of March 11, 2011,” Earthquake Spectra (in print).
  • Zareian F, Kaviani P, Taciroglu E (2015) “Multi-phase performance assessment of seismic response of structures,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering (in print).
  • Lotfollahi M, Alinia MM, Taciroglu E (2015). “A balanced design approach for diagonally braced moment resisting frames based on hierarchical yield and failure sequences,” Engineering Structures, 87, 198-219.
  • Xu S-Y, Shamsabadi A, Taciroglu E (2015). “Evaluation of active and passive seismic earth pressures considering internal friction and cohesion,” Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 70, 30-47.
  • Stafsudd JZ, Asgari S, Hudson R, Yao K, Taciroglu E (2015). “Moving source localization using seismic signal processing,” Journal of Sound & Vibration, 335: 384-396.
  • Jung J, Taciroglu E (2014). “Modeling and identification of an arbitrarily shaped scatterer using dynamic XFEM with cubic splines,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 278: 101-118.
  • Prakash A, Taciroglu E, Hjelmstad KD (2014). “Computationally efficient multi‑time‑step method for partitioned time integration of highly nonlinear structural dynamics,” Computers & Structures, 133, 51-63.
  • Khalili-Tehrani P, Ahlberg E, Rha CS, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E, Wallace JW (2014). “Nonlinear deflection behavior of reinforced concrete drilled piles in stiff clay,” Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 140(3), 04013022.
  • Ghahari SF, Abazarsa F, Ghannad MA, Celebi M, Taciroglu E (2014). “Blind identification of structures from sparse seismic signals,” Structural Control & Health Monitoring 21(5), 649-674.
  • Shamsabadi A, Xu SY, Taciroglu E (2013). “A generalized log-spiral-Rankine limit equilibrium model for seismic earth pressure analysis,” Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 49, 197-209.
  • Harb R, Taciroglu E, Ghoniem N (2013). “Partitioning of elastic energy in open-cell solid foams under finite deformations,” Acta Materialia, 6, 1454-1468.
  • Jung J, Jeong C, Taciroglu E (2013). “Identification of scatterers embedded in heterogeneous media using dynamic XFEM,” Comp. Meth. Appl. Mech. Engng., 259, 50-63.
  • Shamsabadi A, Shu XY, Taciroglu E (2013). “A generalized log-spiral-Rankine limit equilibrium model for seismic earth pressure analysis,” Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 49, 197-209.
  • Dong SB, Carbas S, Taciroglu E (2013). “On principal shear axes for correction factors in Timoshenko beam theory,” Int. J. Solids & Structures 50(10), 1681-1688.
  • Harb R, Taciroglu E, Ghoniem N (2013). “Partitioning of elastic energy in open-cell solid foams under finite deformations,” Acta Materialia 6, 1454-1468.
  • Ghahari SF, Ghannad MA, Taciroglu E (2013). “Blind identification of soil-structure systems,” Soil Dyn. & Eq. Eng. 45, 56-69.
  • Ghahari SF, Abazarsa F, Ghannad MA, Taciroglu E (2013). “Response-only identification of structures using strong motion data,” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics 42(8), 1221-1242.
  • Abazarsa F, Nateghi F, Ghahari SF, Taciroglu E (2013). “Blind identification of non‑classically damped systems,” Earthquake Spectra 29(4), 1137-1157.
  • Omrani R, Hudson R, Taciroglu E (2013). “Parametric identification of non-degrading hysteresis in a laterally-torsionally coupled building using an unscented Kalman filter,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics 139(4), 452-468.
  • Soyoz S, Taciroglu E, et al. (2013). “Ambient and forced vibration testing of a reinforced concrete building before and after its seismic retrofitting” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 139(10), 1741-1752.
  • Abazarsa F, Ghahari SF, Nateghi F, Taciroglu E (2013). “Response-only identification of structures using limited number of sensors,” Structural Control & Health Monitoring 20(6), 987–1006.
  • Omrani R, Hudson RE, Taciroglu E (2012). “Story-by-story estimation of the stiffness parameters of torsion-shear buildings using forced or ambient vibration data: I. Formulation & verification” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dyn. 41(12), 1609-1634.
  • Omrani R, Hudson RE, Taciroglu E (2012). “Story-by-story estimation of the stiffness parameters of torsion-shear buildings using forced or ambient vibration data: II. Application to IASC-ASCE Benchmark Experiment Data,” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 41(12), 1635-1649.
  • Kaviani P, Zareian F, Taciroglu E (2012). “Seismic behavior of reinforced concrete bridges with skew-angled abutments,” Engineering Structures, 45, 137-150.
  • Elmer W, Taciroglu E, McMichael L (2012). “Dynamic strength increase of plain concrete from high strain rate plasticity with shear dilation,” Int. Journal of Impact Engineering, 45, 1-15.
  • Elmer W, Chen JS, Puso M, Taciroglu E (2012). “A stable, meshfree, nodal integration method for nearly incompressible solids,” Finite Elements in Analysis & Design, 51, 81-85.
  • Lemnitzer A, Khalili-Tehrani P, Rha CS, Taciroglu E, Wallace JW, Stewart JP (2010). “Nonlinear efficiency factors for bored pile group under lateral loading,” Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 136(12), 1673-1685.
  • Dong SB, Alpdogan C, Taciroglu E (2010). “Much ado about shear correction factors in Timoshenko beam theory,” International Journal of Solids & Structures, 47(13), 1651-1665.
  • Shamsabadi A, Khalili-Tehrani P, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E (2010). “Validated simulation models for lateral response of bridge abutments with typical backfills,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 15(3), 302-311.
  • Alpdogan C, Dong SB, Taciroglu E (2010). “A method of analysis for end and transitional effects in anisotropic cylinders,” International Journal of Solids & Structures, 47, 947-956.
  • Elmer W, Stafsudd JZ, Taciroglu E (2010). “Performance of equilibrium-based system identification algorithms with incomplete state data,” Eng. Structures, 32, 483-497.
  • Taciroglu E, Parsons ID, Acharya A, Namazifard A (2009). “Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian methods for regressing solid domains and interface tracking,” Computers & Structures, 87(5-6), 355-367.
  • Liu CW, Taciroglu E (2009). “Shape optimization of piezoelectric devices using an enriched meshfree method,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 78(2), 151-171.
  • Liu CW, Taciroglu E (2008). “Semi-analytic meshfree analysis for Almansi-Michell problems of piezoelectric cylinders,” International Journal of Solids & Structures, 45(9), 2379-2398.
  • Stafsudd JZ, Asgari S, Hudson R, Yao K, Taciroglu E (2008). “Localization of acoustic and seismic wideband sources: Algorithms & experiments,” Journal of Sound & Vibration, 312(1), 74-93.
  • Rha CS, Taciroglu E (2007). “A coupled macroelement model of soil-structure interaction in deep foundations,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 133, 1326-1340.
  • Yu E, Taciroglu E, Wallace JW (2007). “Parameter identification of framed structures using an improved finite element model updating method, Part I: Formulation & verification,” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 36, 619-639.
  • Yu E, Wallace JW, Taciroglu E (2007). “Parameter identification of framed structures using an improved finite element model updating method, Part II: Application to experimental data,”Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 36, 641-660.
  • Taciroglu E, Rha CS, Wallace JW (2006). “A robust macroelement model for soil-pile interaction under cyclic loads.” Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 132(10), 1304-1314.
  • Liu CW, Taciroglu E (2006). “Enriched reproducing kernel particle method for piezoelectric structures with arbitrary interfaces,” Int. J. for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 67(11), 1565-1586.
  • Bai H, Shah AH, Dong SB, Taciroglu E, (2006). “End reflections in a layered piezoelectric circular cylinder,” International Journal of Solids & Structures, 43(20), 6309-6325.
  • Stafsudd JZ, Asgari S, Ali A, Chen CE, Hudson RE, Lorenzelli F, Yao K, Taciroglu E. (2006). “Analysis, implementation and application of seismic and acoustic arrays,” Acta Automatica Sinica, 32(6), 929-937.
  • Taciroglu E, Hjelmstad KD (2005). “The variational basis of nonlinear flexibility methods for structural analysis of frames.” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 131(11), 1157-1169.
  • Taciroglu E, Liu CW (2005). “Analysis and design of multimodal piezoelectric layered tubular sensors and actuators.” Smart Materials & Structures, 14, 605-614.
  • Bai H, Taciroglu E, Dong SB, Shah AH (2004). “Elastodynamic Green’s functions for a laminated piezoelectric cylinder.” Int. Journal of Solids & Structures, 41(22-23), 6335-6350.
  • Taciroglu E, Liu CW, Dong SB, Chun CK (2004). “Analysis of laminated piezoelectric circular cylinders under axisymmetric mechanical and electrical loads with a semi-analytic finite element method.” Int. J. Solids & Structures, 41(18-19), 5185-5208.
  • Hjelmstad KD, Taciroglu E (2003). “Mixed variational methods for finite element analysis of geometrically nonlinear inelastic Bernoulli-Euler beams,” Comm. J. Num. Meth. Engrg., 19, 809-832.
  • Taciroglu E, Hjelmstad KD (2002). “A simple nonlinear model for elastic behavior of cohesionless granular materials,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 128(9), 969-978.
  • Hjelmstad KD, Taciroglu E (2002). “Mixed methods and flexibility approaches to Bernoulli-Euler beam finite elements,” Journal of Const. Steel Res., 58, 967-993.
  • Hjelmstad KD, Taciroglu E (2000). “Analysis and implementation of resilient modulus models of response of granular solids,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 126(8), 821-830.

Refereed Conference Proceedings & Abstracts

  • Tehrani P, Ahlberg E, Rha C, Lemnitzer A, Salamanca A, Nigbor R, Stewart JP, Wallace JW, Taciroglu E (2007) “Field testing and modeling of soil-structure interaction for highway support structures” Structures 2007 Congress, Long Beach, CA.
  • Skolnik D, Yu E, Wallace JW, Taciroglu E (2007). “Modal system identification and finite element model updating of two buildings in Los Angeles” Structures 2007 Congress, Long Beach CA.
  • Liu, CW, Taciroglu E (2007) “Shape sensitivity analysis and shape optimization of piezoelectric transducers using an enriched meshfree method” ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference EM2007, Virginia.
  • Taciroglu E, Skolnik D, Yu E, Stewart JP, Wallace JW (2007) “Tales from the Field: Vibration Testing & System Identification of an Earthquake-Damaged Reinforced Concrete Building” ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference EM2007, Virginia.
  • Stafsudd JZ, Asgari S, Ali A, Chen CE, Hudson RE, Lorenzelli F, Yao K, Taciroglu E. (2006). “Analysis, implementation and application of seismic and acoustic arrays,” Acta Automatica Sinica 32 (6): 929-937.
  • Dong SB, Bai H, Shah AH, Taciroglu E (2006). “Modal data for a piezoelectric cylinder and their applications,” 15th US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Jun 25-30, 2006.
  • Goulet C, Haselton CB, Mitrani-Reiser J, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E, Deierlein GG (2006). “Evaluation of the Seismic Performance of a Code-Conforming Reinforced-Concrete Frame Building – Part I: Ground Motion Selection and Structural Collapse Simulation.” 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. San Francisco, CA: April 18-22, 2006.
  • Liu C, Taciroglu E (2006). “An interface enriched meshfree method for analysis of piezoelectric structures,” Seventh World Congress on Computational Mechanics, June 16-21, Los Angeles, California.
  • Alpdogan C, Taciroglu E (2006). “A semi-analytical method for end effects in anisotropic cylinders,” Seventh World Congress on Computational Mechanics, June 16-21, Los Angeles, California.
  • Stafsudd JZ, Asgari S, Hudson RE, Yao K, Taciroglu E (2006). “Seismic and acoustic array processing for near-field source localization,” Seventh World Congress on Computational Mechanics, June 16-21, Los Angeles, California.
  • Ahlberg E, Rha C, Stewart JP, Nigbor R, Wallace JW, Taciroglu E (2006). “Field Testing and Analytical Modeling of a Reinforced Concrete Embedded Pile Under Lateral Loading” Fifth National Seismic Conference and Workshop on Bridges and Highways, September 18-20, San Francisco, California.
  • Wang H, Chen CE, Asgari S, Stafsudd JZ, Ali A, Hudson RE, Lorenzelli F, Yao K, Taciroglu E, Estrin D (2005). “Analysis, Implementation, and Application of Acoustic and Seismic Arrays,” Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Sensor Networks and Applications, Oct. 20-21, 2005, Beijing, China.
  • Taciroglu E (2005). “On constitutive models for resilient response of unbound granular materials,” 8th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 24-28, Austin, Texas.
  • Taciroglu E, Namazifard A, Acharya A, Parsons D (2005). “A stability analysis of ALE methods for regressing boundary problems,” 8th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 24-28, Austin, Texas.
  • Goulet C, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E (2005). “Integration of Models for Soil Structure Interaction and Site Effects into the PEER Methodology,” 2005 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Annual Meeting, February 2-6, Ixtapa, Mexico.
  • Goulet C, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E (2005). “Benchmarking Performance of New Reinforced Concrete Buildings: Application of the PEER methodology.” 2005 Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) Annual Meeting, April, Berkeley, CA.
  • Goulet C, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E. (2005). “Integration of Models for Soil-Structure Interaction and Site Effects into the PEER Methodology.” Joint ASCE/ASME/ASEE Conference, McMat2005, June 1-3, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Liu CW, Alpdogan C, Taciroglu E (2005). “A semi-analytic meshfree method for analysis of piezoelectric cylinders,” Joint ASCE/ASME/ASEE Conference, McMat2005, June 1-3, Baton Rouge, LA.Taciroglu E, Wallace JW, Stewart JP, Whang D, Lei Y, Yu E, Skolnik D, Elmer W (2005). “Forced vibration testing of a four-story reinforced concrete building,” Joint ASCE/ASME/ASEE Conference, McMat2005, June 1-3, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Rha CS, Taciroglu E (2005). “Numerical simulations for responses of large-diameter reinforced concrete piles under lateral loading,” Joint ASCE/ASME/ASEE Conference, McMat2005, June 1-3, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Ahlberg E, Stewart JP, Wallace JW, Rha C, Taciroglu (2005). “Response of a reinforced concrete embedded pile under lateral loading I: Field-testing,” 2005 Caltrans Bridge Conference, Oct 31-Nov 01, Sacramento, California.
  • Rha C, Taciroglu E, Wallace JW, Ahlberg E, Stewart JP (2005). “Response of a reinforced concrete embedded pile under lateral loading II: Numerical studies,” 2005 Caltrans Bridge Conference, Oct 31-Nov 01, Sacramento, California.
  • Whang DH, Wallace JW, Stewart, JP, Taciroglu E (2004). “Forced-vibration testing of a reinforced-concrete building using the NEES@UCLA field testing site,” Proceedings of the 17th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Newark, Delaware (CD-ROM).
  • Rha, C.S., Wallace JW, Taciroglu E (2004). “Analytical Modeling of Soil-Structure Interaction for Bridge Columns,” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, B.C. Canada (Paper No. 2388).
  • Taciroglu E, Rha, CS, Stewart JP, Wallace JW (2003). “Robust Numerical Models for Cyclic Response of Reinforced Concrete Piles Embedded in Soil,” Proceedings of the 16th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Seattle, Washington (CD-ROM).
  • Taciroglu E, Hjelmstad KD (2002). “Structural Analysis of Frames with Mixed Variational and Flexibility Methods,” Proceedings of the 15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY (CD-ROM).
  • Taciroglu E, Acharya A, Namazifard A, Parsons ID (2001). “Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Finite Element Methods for Simulation of Solid-Propellant Rockets,” 6th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, USACM, Dearborn, Michigan.
  • Namazifard A, Parsons ID, Acharya A, Taciroglu E, JD Hales (2000). “Parallel structural analysis of solid rocket motors,” 36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, Alabama (AIAA Paper 2000-3456).
  • Taciroglu E, Hjelmstad KD (1999). “Isotropic limit tension or compression elasticity,” Proceedings of the 13th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Baltimore, Maryland (CD-ROM).
  • Taciroglu E, Hjelmstad KD (1998). “Modeling the resilient response of asphalt pavements”, Proceedings of the 12th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, San Diego, California, pp. 1122-1125.

Reports & Other Published Works