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|Experiment Type:||Shake Table|
|Description:||The purpose of this experiment was to look at post yield behavior of an seismically isolated structure.
The test specimen is a 2-story, 2-bay steel Special Moment Resisting Frame (SMRF) mounted on Triple Pendulum System (TPS) friction bearings.
The specimen is subjected to a suite of ground motions scaled to different service levels (50% in 50 years, 10% in 50 years, 2% in 50 years). Post yield behavior is compared with unyielded behavior.
Following the 2% in 50 year motions, a pre-selected ground motion was incrementally increased in order to cause impact of the isolation bearings.
|Dates:||May 07, 2012 - May 14, 2012|
|Facility:||University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States|
|Specimen Type:||Configuration C (view)|
Mass Blocks (view)
TPS Bearings (view)
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