Structures operating in high-rate dynamic environments, such as hypersonic vehicles, orbital space infrastructure, and blast mitigation systems, require microsecond (μs) decision-making. Advances in real-time sensing, edge-computing, and high-bandwidth computer memory are enabling emerging technologies such as High-rate structural health monitoring (HR-SHM) to become more feasible. Due to the time restrictions such systems operate under, a target of 1 millisecond (ms) from event detection to decision-making is set at the goal to enable HR-SHM. With minimizing latency in mind, a data-driven method that relies on time-series measurements processed in real-time to infer the state of the structure is investigated in this preliminary work. A methodology for deploying LSTM-based state estimators for structures using subsampled time-series vibration data is presented. The proposed estimator is deployed to an embedded real-time device and the achieved accuracy along with system timing are discussed. The proposed approach has shown potential for high-rate state estimation as it provides sufficient accuracy for the considered structure while a time-step of 2.5 ms is achieved. The Contributions of this work are twofold: 1) a framework for deploying LSTM models in real-time for high-rate state estimation, 2) an experimental validation of LSTMs running on a real-time computing system.
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- In Volume 10: 34th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Sound (VIB). American Society of Mechanical Engineers, aug 2022.
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