Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 67–82 | Cite as

Seismic responses for multi-storeyed buildings composed of nonorthogonal members under bi-directional horizontal earthouake ground motions

  • Wei Lian
  • Dai Gou-ying
  • Zhu Jing-xin
  • Jiang Zhi-li
Article

Abstract

This paper presents a method for analyzing both linear and nonlinear seismic responses of multistoreyed buildings composed of nonorthogonal structural members under the action of bi-directional horizontal earthquake waves. Different kinds of restoring force model are used. An efficient computer programme for the computation of nonlinear seismic response of the structure was worked out. In order to illustrate the application of this method, an example of a ten-storeyed building of such sort is given.

Keywords

Mathematical Modeling Computer Programme Ground Motion Industrial Mathematic Seismic Response 

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© Techmodern Business Promotion 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei Lian
    • 1
  • Dai Gou-ying
    • 1
  • Zhu Jing-xin
    • 1
  • Jiang Zhi-li
    • 1
  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Building ResearchBeijing

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