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Title: Spectral Design Analysis of Sliding Hinge Joints and HF2V Devices for Seismic Dissipation
Authors: Kato, F.
Rodgers, G.W.
MacRae, G.A.
Chase, J.G.
Issue Date: 2012
Citation: Kato, F., Rodgers, G.W., MacRae, G.A., Chase, J.G. (2012) Spectral Design Analysis of Sliding Hinge Joints and HF2V Devices for Seismic Dissipation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering: 2012 Annual Technical Conference (NZSEE), 13-15 Apr 2012. Proceedings, Paper 89.
Source: http://www.nzsee.org.nz/db/2012/Paper089.pdf
Abstract: Due to the extreme damage seen in several recent earthquakes, several passive energy dissipation devices have been developed with different mechanisms of energy dissipation. Response spectra analysis across multiple earthquake suites is used to investigate the reductions in structural response and base shear forces to probabilistically assess the impact of these devices using suites of ground motions from the SAC project. Single-degree-of-freedom spectral analysis structures are used with nonlinear models of the sliding hinge joint (SHJ) and HF2V devices. Reduction factors are computed for each device compared to a linear, no-device structure. Force capacity for SHJ and HF2V devices are equivalent. Results are presented as 5th, 25th, median (50th), 75th and 95th percentile responses at each period (0.1-5.0s by 0.1s increments). Both devices show significant reductions in displacement at all spectral periods of 30- 60% (at median). Both increase base shear forces. However, SHJ systems show both a broader 5-95th percentile range, as well as larger increases in base shear due to their different velocity dependence in dissipating energy. The results provide initial design trade-off information in a probabilistic, performance-based framework for these devices.
Publisher: University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering
University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering
Description: 8-pages
Research Fields: Field of Research::09 - Engineering::0905 - Civil Engineering::090504 - Earthquake Engineering
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10092/7246
Rights URI: http://library.canterbury.ac.nz/ir/rights.shtml
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