Rotations in the transient response of nonlinear shear beam

Gicev, Vlado and Trifunac, Mihailo (2006) Rotations in the transient response of nonlinear shear beam. Technical Report. NISEE, UC Berkeley, Los Angeles, CA.

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Abstract

We present analysis of linear and nonlinear strains (rotations and drifts) in a uniform shear beam subjected to a strong-motion pulse at its base. We describe the dependence of the computed strains on the amplitude and duration of the wave pulse and on the material properties of the shear beam. Our results should provide a useful elementary background that can serve to help further understanding of the advantages of the displacement -based design and of the power design method.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Subjects: Engineering and Technology > Civil engineering
Natural sciences > Earth and related environmental sciences
Natural sciences > Matematics
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science
Depositing User: Vlado Gicev
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2013 09:57
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2013 09:57
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/7541

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