An investigation on antiseismic base-isolation and control

  • Argiris Gerasimos Soldatos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 170)


Earthquake protection of buildings is achieved by means of isolation and control at the base of the structure. The desired control objective is to keep the building arbitrarily close to its initial, undisturbed configuration. The controllers developed require a control force on the first floor.


Ground Motion Open LooP Control Output Feedback Control Ultimate Boundedness Base Isolate Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Argiris Gerasimos Soldatos
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Vibration and Sound Research InstituteSan Jose
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeley

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