Shaking table tests of structures with hysteretic dampers: experimental results vs. prediction using non-linear static methods

Benavent Climent, Amadeo and Escolano Margarit, David (2012). Shaking table tests of structures with hysteretic dampers: experimental results vs. prediction using non-linear static methods. "Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering", v. 10 (n. 6); pp. 1857-1883. ISSN 1570-761X. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10518-012-9375-6.

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Title: Shaking table tests of structures with hysteretic dampers: experimental results vs. prediction using non-linear static methods
Author/s:
  • Benavent Climent, Amadeo
  • Escolano Margarit, David
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Date: December 2012
ISSN: 1570-761X
Volume: 10
Subjects:
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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Abstract

The use of seismic hysteretic dampers for passive control is increasing exponentially in recent years for both new and existing buildings. In order to utilize hysteretic dampers within a structural system, it is of paramount importance to have simplified design procedures based upon knowledge gained from theoretical studies and validated with experimental results. Non-linear Static Procedures (NSPs) are presented as an alternative to the force-based methods more common nowadays. The application of NSPs to conventional structures has been well established; yet there is a lack of experimental information on how NSPs apply to systems with hysteretic dampers. In this research, several shaking table tests were conducted on two single bay and single story 1:2 scale structures with and without hysteretic dampers. The maximum response of the structure with dampers in terms of lateral displacement and base shear obtained from the tests was compared with the prediction provided by three well-known NSPs: (1) the improved version of the Capacity Spectrum Method (CSM) from FEMA 440; (2) the improved version of the Displacement Coefficient Method (DCM) from FEMA 440; and (3) the N2 Method implemented in Eurocode 8. In general, the improved version of the DCM and N2 methods are found to provide acceptable accuracy in prediction, but the CSM tends to underestimate the response.

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Item ID: 16212
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/16212/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:16212
DOI: 10.1007/s10518-012-9375-6
Official URL: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10518-012-9375-6
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 18 Jan 2014 14:21
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2016 07:12
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