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Earthquakes and Structures   Volume 16, Number 1, January 2019, pages 69-82
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/eas.2019.16.1.069
 
Residual displacement estimation of simple structures considering soil structure interaction
Müberra Eser Aydemir and Cem Aydemir

 
Abstract     [Full Text]
    As the residual displacement and/or drift demands are commonly used for seismic assessment of buildings, the estimation of these values play a very critical role through earthquake design philosophy. The residual displacement estimation of fixed base structures has been the topic of numerous researches up to now, but the effect of soil flexibility is almost always omitted. In this study, residual displacement demands are investigated for SDOF systems with period range of 0.1-3.0 s for nearfield and far-field ground motions for both fixed and interacting cases. The elastoplastic model is used to represent nondegrading structures. Based on time history analyses, a new simple yet effective equation is proposed for residual displacement demand of any system whether fixed base or interacting as a function of structural period, lateral strength ratio and spectral displacement.
 
Key Words
    residual displacement; soil structure interaction; spectral displacement; lateral strength ratio
 
Address
Müberra Eser Aydemir and Cem Aydemir: Department of Civil Engineering, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkey
 

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