A scaled-time test method

Molina Ruiz, Francisco Javier and Alarcón Álvarez, Enrique (1992). A scaled-time test method. In: "10th. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering", 19/07/1992-24/07/1992, Madrid, España. ISBN 90-5410-060-5.


Title: A scaled-time test method
  • Molina Ruiz, Francisco Javier
  • Alarcón Álvarez, Enrique
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 10th. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Event Dates: 19/07/1992-24/07/1992
Event Location: Madrid, España
Title of Book: Earthquake Engineering : Proceedings of the Tenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Date: 1 January 1992
ISBN: 90-5410-060-5
Volume: V
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
Department: Mecánica Estructural y Construcciones Industriales [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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The Pseudo-Dynamic Test Method (PDTM) is being developped currently as an alternative to the shaking table testing of large size models. However, the stepped slow execution of the former type of test has been found to be the source of important errors arising from the stress relaxation. A new continuous test method, wich allows the selection of a suitable time-scale factor in the response in order to control these errors, es proposed here. Such scaled-time response is theoretically obtained by simply augmenting the mass of the structure for wich some practical solutions are proposed.

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Item ID: 15865
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/15865/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:15865
Deposited by: Biblioteca ETSI Industriales
Deposited on: 20 Jun 2013 05:48
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2016 16:11
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