Shock and Vibration / 2017 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Numerical Study on the Seismic Response of Structure with Consideration of the Behavior of Base Mat Uplift

Figure 4

Schematic diagram of the working state of spring element. (1) base mat plane, (2) static equilibrium plane, and (3) copied plane (for the establishment of spring element).
(a) Before analysis and static equilibrium phase
(b) Critical state
(c) Base mat uplift phase

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