• Gian Paolo Cimellaro
  • Sebastiano Marasco
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 45)


This chapter formulates the structural dynamics problem for structures that can be idealized as systems with a massless supporting element, a lamped mass and an equivalent viscous damping element. The equations of motion are formulated for a single-degree-of-freedom system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gian Paolo Cimellaro
    • 1
  • Sebastiano Marasco
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering (DISEG)Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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