Ductility Through Structural Configuration and Local Detailing

  • Junbo Jia


The conventional approach requires that structures can passively resist seismic loading through a combination of redundancy, strength, deformability, and energy absorption. In an earthquake prone area, a ductile structural system with minimal weight is preferred and is often the governing design principle.


Plastic Hinge Seismic Loading Energy Dissipation Capacity Gusset Plate Shear Link 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aker SolutionsBergenNorway

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