Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structures

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5376-1 (Print) 978-94-007-5377-8 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Ground Rotations, Angle of Incidence of Seismic Waves, and Their Effect on Structures

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      An Investigation of an External Impact Conversion into the Strained Rotation Inside Ancient Boulder Structures (Solovky Islands, White Sea)

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      Pages 15-27

      Numerical Analyses of Seismic Ground Rotations from the Wave Passage Effects

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      Pages 29-44

      Impact of Seismic Rotational Components on Symmetric Structures

  3. Seismic Behaviour of Irregular Structures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-58

      The Effect of Common Irregularities on the Seismic Performance of Existing RC Framed Buildings

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      Pages 59-72

      Influence of the Variability of Concrete Mechanical Properties on the Seismic Response of Existing RC Framed Structures

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      Pages 73-85

      Seismic Response of Irregular Industrial Steel Buildings

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      Pages 87-101

      The Inter-storey Pounding Effect on the Seismic Behaviour of Infilled and Pilotis RC Structures

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      Pages 103-118

      Modal Irregularity in Continuous Reinforced Concrete Bridges. Detection, Effect on the Simplified Seismic Performance Evaluation and Ways of Solution

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      Pages 119-133

      Influence of Infill Panels on the Seismic Response of Existing RC Buildings: A Case Study

  4. Seismic Analysis of Irregular Structures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-153

      Physically Based Prediction of the Maximum Corner Displacement of One-Storey Eccentric Systems

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      Pages 155-172

      Plan Irregular Structures: Simplified Approach

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      Pages 173-188

      Application of Nonlinear Static Method with Corrective Eccentricities to Multistorey Buildings: A Case Study

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      Pages 189-202

      A Multimode Pushover Procedure for Asymmetric Buildings Under Biaxial Seismic Excitation

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      Pages 203-217

      Three-Dimensional Modal Pushover Analysis of Unsymmetric-Plan Buildings Subjected to Two Components of Ground Motion

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      Pages 219-233

      Estimating Torsional Demands in Plan Irregular Buildings Using Pushover Procedures Coupled with Linear Dynamic Response Spectrum Analysis

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      Pages 235-250

      Analysis of Collapse of Irregular Tall Structures Using Mixed Lagrangian Formulation

  5. Seismic Design of Irregular Structures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 251-251

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      Pages 253-268

      Improved Earthquake-Resistant Design of Irregular Steel Buildings

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      Pages 269-282

      Design of a Plan Irregular RC Frame Building by Direct Displacement-Based Design Method

  6. Seismic Control and Monitoring of Irregular Structures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

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      Pages 285-295

      A Simple Methodology for the Seismic Passive Control of Irregular 3D Frames Using Friction Dampers

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      Pages 297-307

      An Energy-Based Design Method for Buildings with Supplemental Damping and Nonlinear Behavior

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