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Influence of rooftop telecommunication tower on set back-step back building resting on different ground slopes


In the hilly region due to scarcity of the plain area, buildings like set back-step back are more often used and also as a big surge in the telecommunication industries, rooftop tower adaptation is very common story nowadays. In the present study an analogy has been drawn to find out the influence of the rooftop telecommunication tower on the setback-step back building resting on ground at 20° and 30° slopes. A dynamic analysis has been performed and compared on the 4 legged angled section telecommunication tower which is located on the roof top of set back-step back building by varying positions of tower with the existing host structure built up on ground slope of 20° and 30° in both directions (X and Y).

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Thakur, A., Ashish, D.K. & Verma, S.K. Influence of rooftop telecommunication tower on set back-step back building resting on different ground slopes. Earthq. Eng. Eng. Vib. 18, 351–362 (2019).

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  • rooftop telecommunication tower
  • set back-step back building
  • response spectrum analysis
  • steel
  • RC frame
  • earthquake
  • SAP2000