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Author Sung, Seung Hun ♦ Jung, Hyung Jo
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Higher Education Press
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword damage identification ♦ modal flexibility ♦ damage quantification ♦ shear-wall buildings ♦ Civil Engineering ♦ Cities, Countries, Regions
Abstract This paper presents a new approach to estimate damage severity for shear-wall buildings using diagonal terms of a modal flexibility matrix estimated from dynamic properties. This study aims to provide a fundamental concept for quantifying the damage of realistic buildings by investigating an idealized shear-wall building. Numerical studies were performed on a 5-story shear-wall building model to validate the applicability of the presented approach, using two damage patterns. With the numerical simulations, the proposed approach accurately determined the damage ratio of the specimens. Experiments were also conducted on a 5-story shear-wall building model for which the system parameters were almost the same as those in numerical simulations. The estimated damage-quantification results from the experimental validations demonstrated that the performance of the presented method for shear-wall buildings was both suitable and accurate.
ISSN 20952430
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-12-16
Publisher Institution Chinese Universities
Publisher Place Heidelberg
e-ISSN 20952449
Journal Frontiers of Architecture and Civil Engineering in China
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 1
Page Count 9
Starting Page 17
Ending Page 25


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