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Elastic and elasto-plastic analysis of planar coupled shear walls with flexible bases

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Nadjai, Ali and Johnson, D (1998) Elastic and elasto-plastic analysis of planar coupled shear walls with flexible bases. Computers & Structures, 68 (1-3). pp. 213-229. [Journal article]

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Abstract

This investigation examines the importance of base flexibility on the behaviour of planar shear walls subjected to lateral loading. The discrete force method is adopted, in which the base flexibility is modelled by vertical and rotational springs. The objective of the current work is to provide a theoretical treatment of foundation-structure interaction, suitable for implementation in the discrete force method. In addition, the work presents results obtained with the discrete force modelling of soil interaction, and discusses its applicability to some representative problems.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > School of the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Built Environment Research Institute
Built Environment Research Institute > Fire Safety and Engineering Research and Technology Centre (FireSERT)
ID Code:15258
Deposited By:Professor Ali Nadjai
Deposited On:02 Sep 2010 11:29
Last Modified:20 Mar 2014 11:50

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