Electrical Analog for Earthquake Yield Spectra

by G.N. Bycroft,
M.J. Murphy,
K.J. Brown,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 43-64

Document Type: Journal Paper


Electrical analogue has been designed to simulate damped single degree of freedom for elasto-plastic structure subjected to earthquake; yield displacement spectra of 1940 El Centro, Calif, earthquake are shown.

Subject Headings: Analogs | Earthquakes | Seismic design | Damping | Degrees of freedom | Elastoplasticity | Displacement (mechanics)

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