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Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings
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Shake Table Test of Rocking Frame at E-Defense



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Executive Summary: Download Document
PI(s): Gregory Deierlein, Sarah Billington, Jerome Hajjar
Dates: January 01, 2005 - September 30, 2010
Facility: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States
Stanford University, CA, United States
Hyogo Earthquake Engineering Research Center (E-Defense), Miki, Japan
Organization(s): Stanford University, CA, United States
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States
Research and experience from past earthquakes suggest the need for buildings that are less vulnerable to damage and easier to repair after a major earthquake. Of particular concern are certain conventional systems, such as concentrically braced steel... (more)
Group Space: Project:Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings
Report on Data Status: View Report
Equipment: View Details
Tools: inDEED
Matthew Eatherton, "Large-Scale Cyclic and Hybrid Simulation Testing and Development of a Controlled-Rocking Steel Building System With Replaceable Fuses" (view)
Xiang Ma; Eric Borchers; Alejandro Pena; Helmut Krawinkler; Sarah Billington; Gregory Deierlein, "Design and Behavior of Steel Shear Plates with Openings as Energy Dissipating Fuses" (view)
Xiang Ma; Helmut Krawinkler; Gregory Deierlein, "Seismic Design, Simulation and Shake Table Testing of Self-Centering Braced Frame with Controlled Rocking and Energy Dissipating Fuses" (view)
Tags (keywords):
  1. steel
  2. controlledrocking
  3. post-tension
  4. fuse
  5. shake table
  6. self-centering
  7. braced frame
Data Re-use Status: This Project does not reuse data from other projects.