Full Scale Application of Active Bracing Systems

by M. A. Riley, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, United States,
A. M. Reinhorn, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, United States,
T. T. Soong, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics

Abstract: A full scale active bracing system has been installed in a structure in Tokyo, Japan. The practical problems associated with the implementation of this system, and the corresponding solutions are described in this paper. The performance of the system and the lessons learned during the first year of operation are discussed.

Subject Headings: Control systems | Bracing | Protective structures | Active control | System analysis | Structural systems | Hydraulic structures | Japan | Asia | Tokyo

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