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dc.contributor.authorLópez Almansa, Francisco
dc.contributor.authorde la Cruz, S. T.
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, C.
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Estructures a l'Arquitectura
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-03T11:55:38Z
dc.date.available2014-06-03T11:55:38Z
dc.date.created2011-12
dc.date.issued2011-12
dc.identifier.citationLopez Almansa, F.; de la Cruz, S.T.; Taylor, C. Experimental study of friction dissipators for seismic protection of building structures. "Earthquake engineering and engineering vibration", Desembre 2011, vol. 10, núm. 48, p. 475-486.
dc.identifier.issn1671-3664
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/23138
dc.descriptionThe final publication is available at www.springerlink.com
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents unidirectional shaking table tests of two reduced scale steel models of building frames; they have one and two floors, respectively. Such frames incorporate friction dissipators at every floor. The inputs are sine-dwells and artificial and registered earthquakes. This work belongs to a larger research project aiming to assess the seismic efficiency of friction dissipators by means of an integrated numerical and experimental approach. Inside this framework, the main objectives of these experiments are: (i) to collect a wide range of results useful to calibrate a numerical model derived inside the project, (ii) to contribute to clarify some of the most controversial issues about friction dissipators (behavior for inputs containing pulses, capacity to cut resonance peaks, introduction of high frequencies in the response, self-generated eccentricities), (iii) to better understand their dynamic behavior, (iv) to give an insight on the feasibility and reliability of using simple friction dissipators for seismic protection of building structures and (v) to characterize the hysteretic behavior of these devices. Most of these objectives are satisfactorily reached and relevant conclusions are stated.
dc.format.extent12 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Arquitectura
dc.subject.lcshEarthquake resistant design
dc.subject.lcshSeismites
dc.subject.otherBuilding structures
dc.subject.otherEarthquake engineering
dc.subject.otherExperimental verification
dc.subject.otherFriction energy dissipators
dc.subject.otherPassive control
dc.subject.otherShaking table tests
dc.titleExperimental study of friction dissipators for seismic protection of building structures
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacTerratrèmols i estructures
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. GIES - Geofísica i Enginyeria Sísmica
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11803-011-0082-0
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.identifier.drac9841142
dc.description.versionPostprint (author’s final draft)
local.citation.authorLopez Almansa, F.; de la Cruz, S.T.; Taylor, C.
local.citation.publicationNameEarthquake engineering and engineering vibration
local.citation.volume10
local.citation.number48
local.citation.startingPage475
local.citation.endingPage486


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