Simulation of Large-Scale Isolated Aqueduct Structure under Earthquake Exaction

Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 146)

Abstract

In isolated aqueduct control calculation, it is difficult to solve complex model by using conventional optimal methods. According to such problem, based on the MATLAB/SIMULINK platform, the finite element model of isolated aqueduct is established, a dynamic program is designed, and the lead rubber bearing is used to control the seismic response. The result indicates the solution method based on the SIMULINK block is simple, precise, and facile, with intuitional and believable results. Setting LRB can efficiently reduce the aqueduct responses. The results from the present study may serve as a reference base for seismic analysis of large-scale aqueducts.

Keywords

aqueduct isolation earthquake 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil EngineeringZhengzhou UniversityZhengzhouChina
  2. 2.Florida International CollegeZhengzhou UniversityZhengzhouChina
  3. 3.College of Water Conservancy and Environmental EngineeringZhengzhou UniversityZhengzhouChina

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