Response of discussion "Estimating optimum parameters of tuned mass dampers using harmony search"

Bekdas G., Nigdeli S. M.

ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, vol.54, pp.265-267, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.03.043
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.265-267
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


In the discussion of Miguel et al., the analyses results of Harmony Search (HS) approach were investigated but the exact results could not be found. In this response, the possible reasons of differences between the results of discussion and original paper were illustrated. The differences may be originated by the analysis method and content of the earthquake excitation. (c) 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.