A shake table investigation on interaction between buildings in a row

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dc.contributor.author Khatiwada, S en
dc.contributor.author Chouw, Nawawi en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-11T01:14:37Z en
dc.date.issued 2013 en
dc.identifier.citation Coupled Systems Mechanics 2(2):175-175 2013 en
dc.identifier.issn 2234-2184 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/40687 en
dc.description.abstract Pounding damage has been observed frequently in major earthquakes in the form of aesthetic, minor or major structural cracks and collapse of buildings. Studies have identified a building located at one end of a row of buildings as very vulnerable to pounding damage, while buildings in the interior of the same row are assumed to be safer. This study presents the results of a shake table investigation of pounding between two and three buildings in a row. Two steel portal frames, one stiffer and another more flexible, were subjected to pounding against a frame with eight other configurations. Three pounding arrangements were considered, i.e., the reference frame (1) on the right of the second frame, (2) in the middle of two identical frames, and (3) on the right of two identical frames. Zero seismic gap was adopted for all tests. Five different ground motions are applied from both directions (right to left and left to right). The amplification of the maximum deflection due to pounding was calculated for each configuration. The results showed that, for the stiffer building in a row, row building pounding is more hazardous than pounding between only two buildings. The location of the stiffer frame, whether at the end or the middle of the row, did not have much effect on the degree of amplification observed. Additionally, for all cases considered, pounding caused less amplification for stronger ground motions, i.e., the ground motions that produced higher maximum deflection without pounding than other ground motions. en
dc.language aa en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Coupled Systems Mechanics en
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dc.title A shake table investigation on interaction between buildings in a row en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.12989/csm.2013.2.2.175 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 175 en
pubs.volume 2 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Techno-Press en
pubs.end-page 175 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 418462 en
pubs.org-id Faculty of Engineering en
pubs.org-id Civil & Environmental Engineer en
dc.identifier.eissn 2234-2192 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2014-01-07 en


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