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Limit State Behavior of Base Isolated Structures: Base Isolated Moment Frame with Moat Wall Impact and Bumpers
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DOI:10.4231/D30G3GZ0F
Experiment Type: Shake Table
Description: For this experiment, additional shake table tests were conducted on the 3-story moment frame with base isolation. Concrete blocks were attached to the base of the moment frame structure for impact with the moat walls. These tests were conducted with bumpers installed on the concrete blocks for the impact with the moat walls. The bumpers had varying stiffness to see the effect on the structural response. As with the other impact tests, the moat wall distance varied between 4" and 6". The moat wall materials varied as well between concrete and steel, and as with the other tests there were other variables observed with the moat walls. For example, the concrete walls had varying thickness (stiffness) and the steel moat walls were restrained (welded) and unrestrained (not welded).
Dates: October 22, 2010 - December 03, 2010
Facility: State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, United States
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Specimen Type: Base Isolated Steel Moment Frame
Material: Frame Frame (view)
Sensors: Bumper Impact Sensors
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Tags (keywords):
  1. Seismic Isolation
  2. steel moment frame
  3. friction pendulum bearing
  4. Impact
Cite this work:
Armin Masroor, Gilberto Mosqueda, Joseph Diehl (2013). "Limit State Behavior of Base Isolated Structures: Base Isolated Moment Frame with Moat Wall Impact and Bumpers", Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (distributor), Dataset, DOI:10.4231/D30G3GZ0F