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Linda Hanagan

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering

212 Engineering Unit A

ljm121@psu.edu

814-863-2084

Research Areas:

Building Structural Systems

Interest Areas:

Structural design and analysis of building systems, structural dynamics and control, experimental testing, serviceability of building structures with emphasis on floor vibration, analysis and design of steel connections including SMF connections.

 
 

 

Education

  • BAE, Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1985
  • MS, Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1992
  • Ph D, Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1994

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Kelly A Salyards and Linda M Hanagan, 2010, "Evaluation of Vibration Assessment Criteria and Their Application to Stadium Serviceability", Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 24, (2), pp. 100–107
  • Linda M Hanagan and T. Kim, 2005, "Preliminary Assessment for Walking Induced Vibrations in Office Environments", AISC Engineering Journal, 42, (1), pp. 15-30
  • Linda M Hanagan, 2005, "Walking-Induced Floor Vibration Case Studies", Journal of Architectural Engineering, 11, (1), pp. 14-18
  • Linda M Hanagan, Thomas M Murray and Kamal Premaratne, 2003, "Controlling Floor Vibration with Active and Passive Devices", Shock and Vibration Digest, 35, (5), pp. 347–366
  • Linda M Hanagan, Christopher H Raebel and Martin W Trethewey, 2003, "Dynamic Measurements of In-Place Steel Floors to Assess Vibration Performance", Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 17, (3), pp. 126–135
  • Linda M Hanagan, 2002, "Diagnosing a case of occupant-induced whole building vibration", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 112, (5), pp. 2275–2275
  • Linda M Hanagan, 2002, "Dynamic Amplitude Prediction for Ballroom Floors", Engineering Journal, 39, (3), pp. 148–153
  • Linda M Hanagan, Ernest C Kulasekere, Kirthi S Walgama and Kamal Premaratne, 2000, "Optimal Placement of Actuators and Sensors for Floor Vibration Control", Journal of Structural Engineering, 126, (12), pp. 1380–1387
  • Linda M Hanagan and Thomas M Murray, 1998, "Experimental Implementation of Active Control to Reduce Annoying Floor Vibration", AISC Engineering Journal, 35, pp. 123–127
  • Linda M Hanagan and Thomas M Murray, 1997, "Active Control Approach for Reducing Floor Vibrations", Journal of Structural Engineering, 123, (11), pp. 1497–1505

Conference Proceedings

  • Benjamin R. Barben, Linda M Hana andan, , 2015, "Isolating a Scanning Electron Microscope From Chiller Unit Vibrations", Springer International Publishing, pp. 531-540
  • Benjamin R. Barben, Linda M. Hana andan, , 2014, "Investigation of a Slab on Grade Supporting Sensitive Equipment", Springer International Publishing, pp. 53-60
  • Linda M Hanagan and M. W. Trethewey, 2013, "Diagnosis of Building Vibration Sources via Time-Frequency Analysis", Springer New York, pp. 327-336
  • Linda M Hanagan, 2011, "Practical Implications of Optimizing an Active Floor Vibration Controller", Springer New York, pp. 189-194
  • Huriye Sezer Atamturktur, Linda M Hanagan and Thomas E Boothby, 2007, "Extension of large-scale modal analysis techniques to historic masonry vaults", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 11
  • KA Salyards and LM Hanagan, 2007, "Analysis of Coordinated Crowd Vibration Levels In a Stadium Structure", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 6
  • Linda M Hanagan and Melissa C Chattoraj, 2006, "A Whole Building Cost Perspective to Floor Vibration Serviceability", ASCE, pp. 6
  • Kelly A. Salyards, Linda M Hanagan and Christopher A. Kim, 2006, "A Unique Vibration Serviceability Case Study of a Complex Structure", ASCE, pp. 8
  • Thomas E. Boothby, Huriye Sezer Atamturkur and Linda M Hanagan, 2006, "Modal Analysis Methods for Validation of Vaulted Stone Masonry Models", ASCE, pp. 8
  • Guoliang Jiang and Linda M Hanagan, 2006, "Semi-Active TMD with Piezoelectric Friction Dampers in Floor Vibration Control", The International Society for Optical Engineering, pp. 11
  • Kelly A. Salyards, Linda M Hanagan and Martin W. Trethewey, 2006, "Comparing Vibration Serviceability Assessment Measures For Stadium Rock Concert Data", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 8
  • KA Salyards, LM Hanagan and Martin W Trethewey, 2006, "Comparing Vibration Serviceability Assessment Measures For Stadium Rock Concert Data", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 8
  • Kelly A Salyards and LM Hanagan, 2005, "Evaluation of a finite element model for dynamic characteristic prediction of a stadium facility", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 8
  • E Erdogmus, Linda M Hanagan and Thomas E Boothby, 2004, "Modal Experiments for the Validation of Masonry Vault Models", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 9
  • Linda M Hanagan, 2003, "Floor vibration serviceability: Tips and tools for negotiating a successful design.", AISC, pp. 8
  • Linda M Hanagan, Martin W Trethewey, Michael F Beals and Jennifer J Farwell-Greiner, 2002, "Modal testing of multi-bay steel-framed floors", SPIE
  • Linda M Hanagan and Taehoo Kim, 2001, "Development of a Simplified Design Criterion for Walking Vibrations", ASCE, pp. 9
  • Christopher H Raebel, Linda M Hanagan and Martin W Trethewey, 2001, "Development of an experimental protocol for floor vibration assessment", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 7
  • Ernest C Kulasekere, Linda M Hanagan, Kirtlni S Walgama and Kamal Premaratne, 2000, "MIMO floor vibration controller design", IEEE, 1, (6), pp. 508–512
  • Linda M Hanagan and Kamal Premaratne, 2000, "Single-input/multi-output strategies for floor vibration control", SPIE, pp. 46–53
  • Linda M Hanagan, Christopher H Raebel and Eric R Marsh, 2000, "Modeling for controller design on a steel floor system", Society for Experimental Mechanics, pp. 7
  • Linda M Hanagan, Cheryl Rottmann and Thomas M Murray, 1996, "Control of floor vibrations", ASCE, pp. 428–435
  • Linda M Hanagan and Thomas M Murray, 1995, "Active control of floor vibration: implementation case studies", IEEE, 3, pp. 1911–1915
  • LM Hanagan and TM Murray, 1995, "Floor vibration: A new application for active control", pp. 7–12
  • Linda M Hanagan and TM Murray, 1994, "Experimental results from the active control of floor motion", pp. FP4-71-78

Magazines/Trade Publications

  • Linda M Hanagan, 2008, "The Cost Equation when Designing for Floor Vibrations"
  • Linda M Hanagan, 2003, "Floor vibration serviceability: Tips and tools for negotiating a successful design.", 43, (4), pp. 39–48

Abstracts

Manuscripts

  • Linda M Hanagan, S. M. Saaid, K. Premaratne and E. C. Kulasekere, , "Single-Input/Multi-Output Controller Design for Reducing Floor Vibrations", Journal of Vibration and Control

Other

  • Linda M Hanagan, 2003, "Impact of Floor Vibration on the Performance of Buildings"
  • Linda M Hanagan, 1994, "Active control of floor vibrations"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • PSEAS Outstanding Advising Award, Penn State Engineering Alumni Society, 2014
  • Outstanding Paper of 2010, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2010
  • PSES Premier Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 2008
  • PSES Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 2003
  • AISC Faculty Fellow, American Institute of Steel Construction, 2003

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Administrative Support Work, Coordinator, Structural Thesis Coordinator, August 2020 - May 2021
  • Administrative Support Work, Coordinator, Structural Thesis Coordinator, August 2019 - April 2020
  • Administrative Support Work, Coordinator, Structural Thesis Coordinator, August 2018 - April 2019
  • Administrative Support Work, Coordinator, Structural Thesis Coordinator, August 2017 - April 2018

Service to External Organizations:

 


 

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