Register Now

Login

Lost Password

Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive a link and will create a new password via email.

Login

Register Now

What are the Types of Frame Structures?

Different types of frame structures are available that have been used in building construction. They are classified into two major types namely rigid frame structure and braced frame structure. These are further divided into various forms for instance the former is ...

Seismic Dampers – Types, Working Mechanism, and Components

Damper systems are designed and manufactured to protect structural integrities, control structural damages, and to prevent injuries to the residents by absorbing seismic energy and reducing deformations in the structure.Seismic dampers permit the ...

Performance Levels of Buildings Against Earthquakes

Performance level of structures against earthquakes describes limiting damage condition that assumed to be satisfactory for a given building and a given ground motion.Moreover, building damages, danger to life safety of occupants in the building due to the damage, and ...

Ductility of Building Structures for Earthquake Resistant Design

Ductility for earthquake resistant design is important for buildings, structures and building materials. Ductility and its importance in design is discussed.To understand the importance of ductility in influencing the building performance, it is essential to know what is ductility. Ductility ...

Performance of Various Types of Buildings during Earthquake

Performance of Various Types of Buildings during Earthquake Different types of buildings suffer different degrees of damage during earthquakes and the same has been studied here. 1. Mud and Adobe Houses during Earthquakes Unburnt sun dried bricks laid in mud mortar are called ...

PERFORMANCE BASED EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT DESIGN

The performance-based seismic engineering (PBSE) produces structures with predictable seismic performance. This approach is not new. Using this approach / model Turbine, Airplanes & Automobiles are made. In these applications one or more prototype are built and subjected to extensive ...

EARTHQUAKES EFFECTS ON REINFORCED CONCRETE BUILDINGS

Reinforced Concrete Buildings In recent times, reinforced concrete buildings have become common in India, particularly in towns and cities. Reinforced concrete (or simply RC) consists of two primary materials, namely concrete with reinforcing steel bars. Concrete is made of ...

SEISMIC DESIGN PHILOSOPHY FOR BUILDINGS

The Earthquake Problem Severity of ground shaking at a given location during an earthquake can be minor, moderate and strong. Relatively speaking, minor shaking occurs frequently, moderate shaking occasionally and strong shaking rarely. For instance, on average annually ...