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Shock and Vibration
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1504783, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1504783
Research Article

Numerical Study on Pounding between Two Adjacent Buildings under Earthquake Excitation

1Faculty of Civil Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan 3513119111, Iran
2Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (FEUP), 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
3Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology, 80-233 Gdansk, Poland

Received 30 July 2015; Accepted 15 October 2015

Academic Editor: Georges Kouroussis

Copyright © 2016 H. Naderpour et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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