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Research Article

Seismic Performance Comparison of a High-Content SDA Frame and Standard RC Frame

Table 3

Scale factors used for modeling.

QuantityGeneral caseSame material and acceleration (Model)
RequiredProvided

Geometric length,
Elastic modulus,
Acceleration,
Density,
Velocity,
Forces,
Stress,
Strain,
Area,
Volume,
Second moment of area,
Mass,
Impulse,
Energy,
Frequency,
Time (Period),
Gravitational acceleration,
Gravitational force, fg
Critical damping, ξ

All the scale factors are obtained from [8].

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