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Title:3-Dimensional Contribution to Frame-Wall Lateral Behavior
Author(s):Chesi, C.; Schnobrich, William C.
Subject(s):finite element analysis
earthquake motions
Elasticity
Abstract:Behavior of the first floor of the U.S.-Japan seven story reinforced concrete test structure was modeled by a finite element model. The constitutive matrix describing material behavior is a normal concrete model which included a smeared cracking capability. The computed response of the system was shown to have a dependence on the level of tension stiffening present in the concrete. The selection too Iowa value distorted the behavior observed in the model. The 3-dimensional effects presented in the test structure was also observed in the computational model. Motion of the tension I column was transmitted through the slab and beams to the outer frames. This mechanism . provided a significant contribution to the lateral load resistance.
Issue Date:1987-02
Publisher:University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Series/Report:Civil Engineering Studies SRS-531
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/14144
Sponsor:National Science Foundation Research Grant CEE 83-12041
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-11-03


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