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Title
Gap-Friction Element (Type 5) for the ANSR-II Program.
File
PB81122285.pdf
Author(s)
Mondkar, D. P.; Powell, G. H.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., July 1980, 40 p.
Identifying Number(s)
UCB/EERC-80/23
Abstract
This report describes a 3D gap-friction element developed for the ANSR-II program. The report contains a description of the element properties, the element theory, and a computer program user's guide.
Keywords
Dynamic response; Bearing yield strength; Ground motion; User needs; Earthquake engineering; Earthquakes; ANSR 2 computer program; Soil dynamics; Structures; Deformation; Stiffness methods