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Title:Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frame-Wall Structures for Strong Motion Earthquakes
Author(s):Emori, Katsuhiko; Schnobrich, William C.
Subject(s):Nonlinear dynamic analysis
earthquake motions
Reinforced concrete
Abstract:The nonlinear response and failure mechanism of reinforced concrete frame-wall systems are investigated through mechanical models for both dynamic loads and static loads. Three mechanical models: a concentrated spring model, a multiple spring model, and a layered model, which take into account inelastic behavior of a reinforced concrete cantilever beam, are presented. Ten story reinforced concrete frame-wall structures are investigated. The stiffness characteristics of each constituent member are determined through one of the mechanical models by its inelastic properties or by a hysteresis model. The procedure of a load increment analysis is used for a static loading case. The equations of· motion are solved by a step by step integration procedure for a dynamic loading case. Computed results are compared with experimental results.
Issue Date:1978-12
Publisher:University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Series/Report:Civil Engineering Studies SRS-457
Genre:Technical Report
Sponsor:National Science Foundation Research Grant ENV74-22962
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-10-08
Identifier in Online Catalog:348449

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