A Study on Different Types of Base Isolation System over Fixed Based

  • M. Tamim TanwerEmail author
  • Tanveer Ahmed Kazi
  • Mayank Desai
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 106)


Based isolation is a technique which is used to prevent or reduce damage to a structure at a time of earthquake. It is a design principle by which flexible supports (isolators) are installed under every supporting point of a structure. It is generally located across a foundation (substructure) and superstructure. Seismic hazards are key concern for a earthquake prone areas of the world. Performance-based earthquake design has brought recent technological advances which has established new approach to construct earthquake resistant structure. Base isolation systems are progressively used technique for advanced earthquake resistance structure. The effect of different types of base isolator over earthquake resistant structures is studied in this paper. The work focuses on comparative study of different types of base isolators such as lead rubber bearings (LRB), friction pendulum bearings (FPB), elastomeric rubber bearing (ERB), high damping rubber bearings (HDRB), and low damping rubber bearing (LDRB) and compared for time period, base shear, fundamental period, frequency, storey drift, time history analysis, and displacement of the fixed base.


Base isolation system Lead rubber bearings (LRB) Friction pendulum bearings (FPB) Elastomeric rubber bearing (ERB) High damping rubber bearings (HDRB) Low damping rubber bearing (LDRB) Earthquake 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Tamim Tanwer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tanveer Ahmed Kazi
    • 2
  • Mayank Desai
    • 3
  1. 1.Pacific UniversityUdhna, SuratIndia
  2. 2.Pacific UniversityUdaipurIndia
  3. 3.SVNIT Surat, Keval Chowk, SVNIT CampusSuratIndia

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