Comparative Seismic Response of Damped Braced Frames

by P. Baktash, Concordia Univ, Montreal, Que, Canada,
C. Marsh, Concordia Univ, Montreal, Que, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dynamic Response of Structures

Abstract: The behaviours of braced steel building frames with friction joints and with eccentric bracing, under seismic forces, are compared. Nonlinear time history dynamic analysis is used. Friction damping is shown to be of particular merit.

Subject Headings: Bracing | Steel frames | Steel structures | Friction | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Damping | Dynamic structural analysis

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