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Research Article

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

Table 11

Peak top floor displacement and acceleration responses of dissimilar connected buildings for unequal storey height under simulated wind forces for different gust speeds.

FrameWind speed (m/s)Peak top floor displacement, xn (cm)Peak top floor acceleration, n ()
UABCUABC

5-10 MRF-MRF301.750.880.880.880.110.080.0760.076
372.172.162.172.170.250.250.250.25
433.873.833.863.860.390.390.390.39
503.913.703.723.690.300.290.290.29

15-20 BF-BF302.202.232.302.260.0680.0680.0710.068
373.683.563.733.620.110.110.110.11
434.214.074.254.140.120.110.120.11
505.415.235.455.310.140.130.140.13

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