Table 3: Sections characteristics and component properties of the two-story frame modeled for static and dynamic nonlinear analysis.

Components Floor TypeDimensions
( )
Bars and stirrups HingesAcceptance criteria/type

BeamsFirst floor Rectangular
(cm)
3 Ø 18
Ø8 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation
Second floor Rectangular
(cm)
3 Ø 16
Ø8 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation

ColumnsFirst floor Rectangular
(cm)
8 Ø 18
Ø8 @ 10, 20 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation
Second floor Rectangular
(cm)
8 Ø 16
Ø8 @ 10, 20 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation

BracesFirst floor X Box (cm)Axial
(P)
7
plastic deformation
Second floor Box (cm)Axial
(P)
7
plastic deformation
First floor ODBS : 1, 2 (members)  
: 3 member
Axial
(P)
7
9
Second floor : 1, 2 (members)  
: 3 member
Axial
(P)
7
9