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Seismic design of leightweight steel structures.

Ioannis Antzouris

Seismic design of leightweight steel structures.

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Edition Notes

Dissertation ( M.Sc.) - Unversity of Surrey, 2004.

ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. School of Engineering. Department of Civil Engineering. Structural Engineering.
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Open LibraryOL16175463M

Uneven mass distribution will position the center of mass outside of the geometric center causing "torsion" generating stress concentrations. Usually, the longer the duration, the less acceleration the building can endure. Friction caused by plates colliding, extending, or subducting one plate slides under the other builds up stresses that, when released, causes an earthquake to radiate through the crust in a complex wave motion, producing ground failure in the form of surface faulting [a split in the ground], landslides, liquefaction, or subsidenceor tsunami. The length of a full cycle in seconds is the Period of the wave and is the inverse of the Frequency. Buckling restrained braces Another damping brace, the buckling restrained brace or tension-compression brace, is a type of hysteretic damper. Friction dampers are not used by themselves but become part of other structural systems, such as diagonal bracing, to add friction damping to the structure.

Magnitude is the "size" of the earthquake, measured by the Richter scale, which ranges from Operation of a symmetrical friction damper. If the period of the shock wave and the natural period of the building coincide, then the building will "resonate" and its vibration will increase or "amplify" several times. When exposed to larger lateral seismic forces, the structure will oscillate or rock as the elastic action of the tendons allows gaps to open and close between individual members within the frame. Basically, the Earth's crust consists of a series of "plates" floating over the interior, continually moving at 2 to millimeters per yearspreading from the center, sinking at the edges, and being regenerated.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Buckling restrained braces used in a braced frame. Axial and curvature deformations. Building Configuration: This term defines a building's size and shape, and structural and nonstructural elements. However, as soon as the column foot begins to lift, the spring compresses and applies a restorative and damping force. Principles of design of seismic resistant steel structures.


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Seismic design of leightweight steel structures. by Ioannis Antzouris Download PDF Ebook

Intensity is the amount of damage the earthquake causes locally, which can be characterized by the 12 level Modified Mercalli Scale MM where each level designates a certain amount of destruction correlated to ground acceleration.

Reliability of moment resistant connections of steel building Seismic design of leightweight steel structures. book in seismic areas. Damping is a rate at which natural vibration is absorbed. Height is the main determinant of fundamental period—each object has its own fundamental period at which it will vibrate.

However, like a link beam, a restrained brace may be damaged during a major earthquake and require replacement. They may be either longitudinal compressional P- waves or transverse shear S- waves, and they can travel in any direction in the ground. Based on the results of the parametric analyses, a deformation- based design chart was developed for cut-and-cover tunnels.

Design of Seismic Resistant Steel Structures. In this post, I will go over the second seismic design example in our seismic design of structures course covering the calculation of seismic forces.

It should be noted that the effective shear wave velocity of the vertically propagating shear wave Cse should be com- patible with the level of shearing strain that may develop in the ground at the elevation of the conduit under the design earthquake shaking.

Second, performance-based requirements, which may exceed the minimum life safety requirements of current seismic codes, must be established to respond appropriately to the threats and risks posed by natural hazards on the building's mission and occupants.

For other structural shapes, consideration of soil-structure interaction becomes important and therefore is generally accounted for by using computerized numerical models. Design considerations for this type of deformation are in the transverse direction. Although these solutions were intended originally for tun- nel structures considered a fairly rigid type of structurethe methodology is rational and comprehensive and provides a consistent and unified approach to solving the problem of buried conduits subject to ground shaking regardless of whether they are rigid or flexible structures.

Google Scholar Bertero V. These types of ground deformations are called permanent ground deformations.

Fundamentals of Seismic Loading on Structures

It is to be noted that Equation ignores the fact that there is a cavity and a conduit structure in the ground, while Equation accounts for the presence of the cavity but ignores the stiffness of the conduit.

The tendons pull the structure back into its original position as the shaking subsides. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Axial and curvature deformations. Much effort has been devoted in the last fifty years towards understanding the causes of earthquakes and defining the loading on buildings associated with such events.

Pipe sizes as small as 1 foot and as large as culverts with spans of 40 feet and larger are used in highway applica- tions. The soil also has a period varying between 0. Characteristics of permanent ground deformation and its effects on culvert and pipes are extremely complex and must be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

Seismic Design Buildings

The potential failure modes mentioned above are not likely to take place during the earthquake. This reviewer is not aware of an equal in the international literature.

A certain amount of torsion is unavoidable in every building design. Although TGD due to shaking also can damage buried structures, compared to the effects of PGD, the damage is typically of a more limited extent. The braces may be designed to work in tension or compression.

Most cur- rent commercially available computer software can perform the structural analysis required for this design.• Nonbuilding structures supported by other structures see amplified seismic forces in a similar manner as nonstructural components.

• Section of ASCE 7 / NEHRP. Recommended Provisionsprovides extensive. guidance on the design of nonbuilding structures supported by other structures.

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