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dc.contributor.authorPastor Torrente, Natividad
dc.contributor.authorRodríguez Ferran, Antonio
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada III
dc.identifier.citationPastor, N.; Rodríguez, A. Hysteretic modelling of x-braced shear walls. "Thin-walled structures", Octubre 2005, vol. 43, núm. 10, p. 1567-1568.
dc.description.abstractWe present a differential model of the hysteretic behavior of unsheathed x-braced frames. The model includes all the relevant aspects (perfect or hardening plasticity of diagonal straps under tension, buckling of diagonal straps under compression). The frame is treated as a single-degree-of-freedom system, and the hysteretic model is written as a small system of ordinary differential equations. In spite of this simplified modelling approach, the proposed model captures the key features of hysteretic cycles of x-braced frames (extreme pinching and slackness) and can be used to obtain the q-factor for simplified seismic design based on the reduction of elastic spectra. The model also allows to couple several x-braced frames to obtain the response of more complex structures such as complete façades. In fact, the agreement with a more sophisticated approach, such as a finite element model of the frame, is excellent, but the computational cost is considerably lower. This point is illustrated by various numerical examples.
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dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria civil::Materials i estructures::Tipologies estructurals
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Matemàtiques i estadística::Anàlisi numèrica
dc.subject.lcshStructural frames--Mathematical models
dc.subject.otherShear walls
dc.subject.otherCold-formed steel structures
dc.subject.otherSeismic design
dc.titleHysteretic modelling of x-braced shear walls
dc.subject.lemacEnginyeria d'estructures -- Mètodes numèrics
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. LACÀN - Mètodes Numèrics en Ciències Aplicades i Enginyeria
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.description.versionPostprint (author’s final draft)
upcommons.citation.authorPastor, N.; Rodríguez, A.
upcommons.citation.publicationNameThin-walled structures

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