Advances in Civil Engineering / 2011 / Article / Tab 9

Research Article

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

Table 9

Damage assessment of SDA concrete frame.

Test sequenceSDA concrete frame
Columns Beams
C1C2C3C4B1B2

1A thick crack at the outer face of the column edgeShear crack at the inner face of the beam-column joint

22 Vertical cracks on the outer face of the columnVertical crack on the outer face of the column

3Diagonal crack at the outer face of the columnVertical crack on the outer face of column

4Shear crack at the inner face of the beam-column jointShear crack at the inner face of the beam-column jointVertical crack on the inner face of the beam near column C4

5(a) Horizontal crack exactly below the beam-column joint of column C3 and beam B2
(b) Vertical crack at mid height on outer face of the column
(a) Extended vertical crack on the outer face of the column
(b) Base of the column damaged
(c) Vertical crack at the mid height of the column
(d) Horizontal crack exactly below the beam column joint of the column and beam B2

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