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Research Article

Effectiveness of Friction Dampers in Seismic and Wind Response Control of Connected Adjacent Steel Buildings

Table 10

Peak top floor displacement and acceleration responses of dissimilar connected buildings for unequal storey height under historical earthquake ground motions.

FrameEarthquakePeak top floor displacement, xn (cm)Peak top floor acceleration, n ()
UABCUABC

5-10 MRF-MRFImperial Valley, 194011.496.436.528.011.510.890.960.92
Loma Prieta, 198926.6712.869.0911.323.581.651.361.85
Northridge, 199416.9610.4311.7312.352.682.062.592.08
Kobe, 199512.1010.4710.0111.201.721.691.651.58

15-20 MRF-MRFImperial Valley, 194016.7710.7914.8215.200.860.650.610.50
Loma Prieta, 198977.6959.5266.8368.431.901.531.691.69
Northridge, 199486.9167.8870.7873.002.361.241.451.35
Kobe, 199525.1922.8223.1323.211.261.141.151.16

5-10 BF-BFImperial Valley, 19403.362.391.862.061.440.890.930.90
Loma Prieta, 19897.153.874.104.372.651.081.141.34
Northridge, 199410.617.398.468.144.002.442.722.67
Kobe, 19958.973.844.644.432.941.431.671.56

15-20 BF-BFImperial Valley, 194019.746.199.1110.671.250.850.671.02
Loma Prieta, 198934.9927.8532.1132.972.581.581.811.78
Northridge, 199428.0125.9426.9426.802.001.861.881.90
Kobe, 199550.3331.9634.8836.202.701.812.011.98

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