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Performance-Based Design for Cost-Effective Seismic Hazard Mitigation in New Buildings Using Supplemental Passive Damper Systems
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Real-time Hybrid Simulation of a large-scale steel structure with Viscous Dampers-Phase 2
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DOI:10.4231/D3GH9B894
Experiment Type: Hybrid Simulation
Description: The purpose of the RTHS is to experimentally validate the performance-based seismic design of the three-story building constructed of structural steel and equipped with nonlinear rate-dependent viscous dampers. The prototype building for the study is designed using a performance based design procedure to control drift and thereby avoid damage to the structure under the design earthquake. The complete structure is being included in the RTHS by discretizing it into an experimental and analytical substructure. The experimental substructure consists of a large-scale steel braced frame with nonlinear viscous dampers, and the analytical substructure is comprised of the remaining parts of building that include MRFs, gravity load frames, seismic mass, and the inherent damping of the system.
Dates: December 12, 2012 - May 09, 2013
Facility: Lehigh University, PA, United States
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Specimen Type: A large-scale steel structure with nonlinear viscous damper (view)
Material: MRF Model MRF Model (view)
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  1. Hybrid Simulation
  2. Damper
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Cite this work:
Baiping Dong, Richard Sause, James Ricles, Ryan Ahn, Yunbyeong Chae, Thomas Marullo, Gary Novak (2014). "Real-time Hybrid Simulation of a large-scale steel structure with Viscous Dampers-Phase 2", Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (distributor), Dataset, DOI:10.4231/D3GH9B894