- Response of Flat Plate Concrete Structures to Seismic and Wind Forces.
- Akiyama, H.; Hawkins, N. M.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Engineering.,
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- The report utilizes the results of the comprehensive series of tests conducted at the University of Washington, on slab-column sub-assemblages and frames subjected to inelastic reversed cyclic lateral loads, to develop a general beam analogy model for predictions of the strength, stiffness, ductility, energy absorption, and energy dissipation characteristics of flat plate concrete structures subjected to lateral loads. A method is developed for devolving that relatively complicated beam-analogy model into a more simplistic model suitable for inelastic dynamic analyzes of buildings.
- Earthquake resistant structures; Wind pressure; Seismic waves; Lateral pressure; Dynamic tests; Dynamic response; Flat concrete plates; Concrete structures; Flat plates; Computer programs; Loads (Forces); Structural analysis