Table 4: Sections characteristics and component properties of the six-story frame modeled for static and dynamic nonlinear analysis.

Components Floor TypeDimensions
( )
Bars and stirrupsHinges Acceptance criteria/type

BeamsFirst and second floorsRectangular
(cm)
4 Ø 18
Ø10 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation
Third and fourth floorsRectangular
(cm)
4 Ø 16
Ø8 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation
Fifth and sixth floorsRectangular
(cm)
3 Ø 16
Ø8 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation

ColumnsFirst and second floorsRectangular
(cm)
12 Ø 20
Ø8 @ 8, 16 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation
Third and fourth floorsRectangular
(cm)
8 Ø 20
Ø8 @ 8, 16 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation
Fifth and sixth floorsRectangular
(cm)
8 Ø 18
Ø8 @ 10, 20 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation

BracesSecond and third floors X Box (cm)Axial
(P)
7
plastic deformation
Fourth, fifth, and sixth floorsBox (cm) Axial
(P)
7
plastic deformation
First floor ODBSComponents 1 and 2:
Box (cm)
Axial
(P)
7
plastic deformation
Component 3
Box (cm)
9
plastic deformation