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Title
Correlation of Analytical and Experimental Responses of Large-Panel Precast Building Systems.
File
PB90262692.pdf
Author(s)
Oliva, M. G.; Clough, R. W.; Velkov, M.; Gavrilovic, P.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., May 1988, 118 p.
Identifying Number(s)
UCB/EERC-83/20
Abstract
The report presents an analytical and experimental correlation of large-panel precast building system performance on the basis of experimental studies of three-story models by means of shaking table and pseudostatic tests. The experimental shaking table tests were performed at the Earthquake Simulation Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, while the pseudostatic ones were carried out at the Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, Skopje, Yugoslavia. The study of the correlation between the two types of experimental studies as well as with analytical investigations is part of a joint US-Yugoslav project on the seismic response of high-rise residential buildings, involving cooperative research between the EERC of the University of California at Berkeley and the Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology of the University 'Kiril and Metodij,' Skopje, Yugoslavia. The investigations of the responses of large-panel structures have been carried out with models of a large-panel system produced by the RAD Construction Company, Belgrade.
Keywords
Earthquake damage; Dynamic response; Earthquake resistant structures; Structural vibration; Earthquakes; Vibration; Residential buildings; Experimental data; Test facilities; Structural engineering; Precast concrete; Panels; Seismic waves