Optimal Design of Isolation Devices for Buildings Using Performance Based Methodology
29 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jian Zhang, Zhan Shu
Seismic isolation is a viable method to reduce seismic damages to buildings under moderate and...
Optimal nonlinear damping for MDOF inelastic structures
29 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jian Zhang, Wang Xi
Supplemental energy dissipation in the form of nonlinear viscous dampers is often used to...
Dimensional Analysis of Inelastic Structures with Negative Stiffness and Supplemental Damping Devices
29 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zhan Shu, Jian Zhang, Satish Nagarajaiah
Negative stiffness device (NSD) has been proposed as an innovative devices for seismic...
Hybrid Simulation Primer and Dictionary
03 Apr 2014 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Naru Nakata, Shirley Dyke, Jian Zhang, Gilberto Mosqueda, Xiaoyun Shao, Hussam Mahmoud, Monique Hite Head, Michael Bletzinger, Gemez A. Marshall, Gaby Ou, Cheng Song
This primer and dictionary is an outcome of the Hybrid Simulation Task Force meeting held...
Seismic protection design of nonlinear structures using hybrid simulation
29 Jul 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wang Xi, Jian Zhang
Seismic protective devices in the form of isolation and supplemental damping devices can be...