Base and Hanging Isolation System

Chapter

Abstract

The base isolator was scientifically proposed by Skinner et al. (Earthq Eng Struct Dyn 3(3):161–201, 1975, [1]) as shown in Fig. 23.1. It possesses the following essential elements (Buckle and Mayes in Earthq Spectra 6(2):161–201, 1990, [2]): (1) a flexible mounting so that the period of vibration of the total system is lengthened sufficiently to reduce the force response; (2) a damper or energy dissipater so that the relative deflections between the building and ground can be controlled to a practical design level; (3) a means of providing rigidity under low (service) load levels due to mild wind and minor seismic ground motions.

Keywords

Ground Motion Isolation System Strong Ground Motion Base Isolation Rubber Layer 
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  1. 1.Aker SolutionsBergenNorway

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