Table 5: Sections characteristics and properties of the fifteen-story concrete frame with X- and off-diagonal bracing systems for nonlinear analysis.

ComponentsFloor TypeDimensions
( )
Bars and stirrups HingesEffective inertia

Beams First, second, and third floors Rectangular
(cm)
7 Ø 20
Ø16 @ 12, 25 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation
Fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh floorsRectangular
(cm)
8 Ø 22
Ø12 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation
Eighth, ninth, tenth, and eleventh floorsRectangular
(cm)
7 Ø 18
Ø12 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation
Floors from twelve to fifteen Rectangular
(cm)
6 Ø 18
Ø10 @ 10, 20 cm
(top and bottom)
Flexural
(M3)
0.01 rad
plastic rotation

ColumnsFirst floor and second floor Rectangular
(cm)
44 Ø 25
Ø16 @ 10, 20 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation
Floors from three to six Rectangular
(cm)
36 Ø 25
Ø14 @ 10, 20 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation
Floors from seven to eleven Rectangular
(cm)
28 Ø 22
Ø12 @ 10, 20 cm
Flexural +axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation
Floors from twelve to fifteen Rectangular
(cm)
20 Ø 22
Ø10 @ 10, 20 cm
Flexural + axial
(P-M3)
0.012 rad
plastic rotation

BracesFloors from one to four X Box
(cm)
Axial
(P)
7
plastic deformation
Floors from five to nine Box
(cm)
Axial
(P)
7
Plastic deformation
Floors from ten to fifteen Box
(cm)
Axial
(P)
7
plastic deformation
First floor ODBSComponents 1 and 2:
Box
Axial
(P)
9
plastic deformation