Analytical Studies on the Seismic Response of Lead Rubber Base Isolated Bridges

by Emmanuel Maragakis, Univ of Nevada, Reno,
Mehdi Saiidi, Univ of Nevada, Reno,
Eui-Seng Hwang, Univ of Nevada, Reno,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


Highlights of a study related to the response of base isolated bridges are presented. Four different analytical models are developed and used to evaluate the response of base isolated bridges. A comparison between the results of the models is presented.

Subject Headings: Base isolation | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Damping | Bridge tests | Structural models | Comparative studies | Bridge design

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