Parameters of the linear time invariant (LTI) dynamic system using extended Kalman filter (EKF) are identified in this work. The efficiency of EKF for parameter estimation of LTI system is studied. For this purpose, a three-story steel frame is used in the laboratory, and the recorded ground motion is applied to measure the acceleration response at different floor levels. Using these responses, the EKF-based predictor-corrector algorithm is used to identify the modal parameters. It has been observed that the EKF-based identification scheme can converge to different system matrices (i.e., mass and stiffness) in different experiments for the same structure. However, their eigen values (i.e., natural frequency and mode) remain the same.
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