Distribution of Structural Response to Earthquakesby E. Rosenblueth,
Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 3, Pg. 75-106
Document Type: Journal Paper
Using diffusion analogies, approximation to probability distributions of responses of linearly elastic structures having one degree of freedom is derived; results are compared with frequency distributions of undamped spectra of fictitious and actual earthquakes; theory is extended to linearly damped systems; effect of damping on expected responses is computed and results are compared with average ordinates of damped spectra of actual earthquakes.
Subject Headings: Earthquakes | Structural response | Damping | Linear functions | Frequency distribution | Probability distribution | Elastic analysis | Approximation methods | Probability
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