Structural Dynamics Lab

ISU Structural Dynamics Lab

Lab Location

Idaho State Univeristy
Pocatello, Idaho

Staff

Dr. Mustafa Mashal
mashmust@isu.edu
(208) 282-4587

Dr. Arya Ebrahimpour
ebraarya@isu.edu
(208) 282-4695

Expertise & Research

Large scale dynamic testing of structural members in a facility with 12′ ceiling.

Structural Dynamics Home Page

Contracting Work

If you would like to conduct work at this lab, please contact one of the faculty contacts.

AssetMfr and ModelFieldApplicationLab Name
Uni-directional horizontal shake table with MTS servo-valve actuator, 10 kips capacity, ±3” stroke, 31 in/sec velocity, 50 Hz 4.5 ft. x 4.5 ft.CustomCivil Engineering Structural AnalysisStructural member characterizationStructural Lab (SLAB)
Uni-directional vertical shake table with MTS servo-valve actuator, 3 kips capacity, ±3” stroke, 31 in/sec velocity, 50 Hz, 2 ft. x 2 ft.CustomCivil Engineering Structural AnalysisStructural member characterizationStructural Lab (SLAB)
Two Spectral Dynamics PUMA Controller software integrated with data acquisition system (10 channels), antialiasing filters, and sampling rate in excess of 2,000 HzCustomCivil Engineering Structural AnalysisStructural member characterizationStructural Lab (SLAB)
Two 50HP powerful hydraulic pumps with 22 GPM capacity and manifolds for the hydraulic actuatorsCustomCivil Engineering Structural AnalysisStructural member characterizationStructural Lab (SLAB)
One extra servo-valve MTS dynamic actuator, 10 kips capacity and ±3” stroke, 31 in/sec velocityCustomCivil Engineering Structural AnalysisStructural member characterizationStructural Lab (SLAB)
Accelerometers, Load Cells, LVDTs, Potentiometers, and Strain GaugesTinius OlsenCivil Engineering Structural AnalysisStructural member characterizationStructural Lab (SLAB)
State-of-the-art Laser Vibrometer Test Setup, data acquisition, controller, and all others accessoriesEnerpac 440 kips capacity, and 6” strokeCivil Engineering Structural AnalysisStructural member characterizationStructural Lab (SLAB)