Experimental evaluation of inter-storey drifts during the Cook Strait earthquake sequence

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dc.contributor.author Ma, Tsun Ming Quincy en
dc.contributor.author Beskhyroun, Sherif en
dc.contributor.author Simkin, Gye en
dc.contributor.author Wotherspoon, Liam en
dc.contributor.author Ingham, Jason en
dc.contributor.author Cole, G en
dc.contributor.author Gebreyohaness, A en
dc.contributor.author Sharpe, R en
dc.coverage.spatial Auckland en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-05-09T04:51:31Z en
dc.date.issued 2014-03-21 en
dc.identifier.citation New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference and AGM, Auckland, 21 Mar 2014 - 23 Mar 2014. Towards Integrated Seismic Design. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/22083 en
dc.description.abstract Building interstorey drifts remain to be the most direct and accurate indicator of damage potential during earthquakes. However, interstorey drifts are often difficult to measure due to the lack of an absolute frame of reference. Currently, numerical integration of acceleration data is the most commonly used technique to experimentally determine interstorey drifts in real buildings. This technique is very sensitive to low frequency errors and requires high quality acceleration data. Traditionally, buildings are rarely instrumented and consequently actual building acceleration and displacement data are rare. With recent advances in computing processing power, sensor and data transmission technologies, it has now become accessible for buildings to be densely instrumented and continuously monitored for vibration. This paper presents interstorey drift estimates of a midrise building in Wellington during the Cook Strait earthquake sequence. A number of different interstorey drift estimation algorithms were applied carefully. They produced very similar predictions and enabled displacement profiles to be predicted. en
dc.relation.ispartof New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference and AGM en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Towards Integrated Seismic Design en
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dc.title Experimental evaluation of inter-storey drifts during the Cook Strait earthquake sequence en
dc.type Conference Item en
dc.description.version VoR - Version of Record en
pubs.author-url http://db.nzsee.org.nz/2014/Orals.htm en
pubs.finish-date 2014-03-23 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
pubs.start-date 2014-03-21 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Proceedings en
pubs.elements-id 431258 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Civil and Environmental Eng en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2014-04-02 en


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