Browsing by Subject "base isolation"
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Assessing the effect of inherent nonlinearities in the analysis and design of a low-rise base isolated steel building (2013)Seismic isolation is an effective method for the protection of buildings and their contents during strong earthquakes. This research work aims to assess the appropriateness of the linear and nonlinear models that can be ...
Optimized earthquake response of multi-storey buildings with seismic isolation at various elevations (2012)SUMMARY The response of multi-storey structures can be controlled under earthquake actions by installing seismic isolators at various storey levels. By vertically distributing isolation devices at various elevations, the ...