Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Subject "Dynamic response"

  • Rivero, C.E.; Walker, W.H. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982-09)
    In this study a nonlinear dynamic model to study the behavior of frames infilled by masonry walls is presented. The nonlinearities of the model include the interaction between the frame and wall, cracking and failure of ...

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  • Abrams, Daniel P.; Bell, B.; Hyatt, N.; Wood, S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-07)
    An experimental investigation was done to examine nonlinear dynamic response of precast concrete frame systems. Two building-like test structures were constructed for the purpose of subjecting them to simulated earthquake ...

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  • Costley, A.C.; Abrams, Daniel P. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-10)
    The overall objective of the research was to provide recommendations for the evaluation and rehabilitation of unreinforced masonry buildings. An experimental study was done to investigate nonlinear dynamic response of ...

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  • Shye, K.Y.; Robinson, A.R. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980-09)
    The report provides a method for a simple extension of response-spectrum procedures in seismic building analysis to include dynamic soil-structure interaction. The analysis utilizes soil impedance functions for a structural ...

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  • Kung, S-Y.; Pecknold, D.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982-06)
    This study presents a systematic investigation of the effects of ground motion characteristics, especially its multi-directional character, on the response of torsionally coupled elastic structural systems. The ground ...

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  • Mathur, Kapil (2011-05-25)
    The 2010 AISC Specification establishes the Direct Analysis Method (DM) as the standard stability analysis and design procedure. Although the DM has important benefits over conventional stability design methods, the interface ...

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  • Nau, J.M.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982-05)
    In this study, scaling methods are evaluated with the purpose of reducing the dispersion encountered in normalized spectral ordinates. The scaling factors considered comprise two major groups, one based on ground motion ...

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  • McCabe, S.L.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987-09)
    The initial studies reported involve investigation of simple elastoplastic structures when subjected to various pulse-types of ground excitation, including actual earthquake ground motions. Among the results documented ...

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  • Segal, D.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1989-05)
    In this study, the behavior of light appendages mounted in structures that respond inelastically to earthquakes was examined experimentally and analytically. A simple interpretation of an elastic detuned appendage is ...

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  • Chu, C-T.; Wen, Y.K.; Ang, A.H-S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985-02)
    A method is presented for evaluating the effect of soil-structure interaction on the dynamic response of nonlinear building-foundation syste~s subjected to random seismic excitations. Uncertainties in the building-foundation ...

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  • Rothe, D.H.; Sozen, M.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983-11)
    The object of this study was to compare the results of earthquake-simulation tests of I small-scale reinforced concrete structural models with those of pseudo-dynamic tests of a I large-scale reinforced concrete structure. ...

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  • Zahrah, T.F.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982-07)
    In this study the energy absorption in, and the inelastic behavior of, simple structures during strong earthquake excitation are investigated. The purposes of the investigation are to evaluate the performance of structures ...

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