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Research Article

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

Table 12

Effectiveness of the FDs for different configurations of the connected dynamic similar and dissimilar steel buildings under earthquake ground motions and gust wind speeds.

FrameEventsPeak top floor displacement, xn (%)Peak top floor acceleration, n (%)
ABCABC

5-5 MRF-MRFEarthquake21.3315.636.8320.0714.358.53
Wind2.772.122.373.521.972.28
20-20 MRF-MRFEarthquake21.3910.024.2116.2212.107.39
Wind33.9726.9030.1533.9026.5931.28

5-5 BF-BFEarthquake29.7223.8218.7031.7527.9225.27
Wind0.330.190.240.750.480.75
20-20 BF-BFEarthquake20.5517.7011.3326.9722.1419.38
Wind19.0111.9916.4515.369.9413.20

5-5 MRF-BFEarthquake49.6538.7540.4029.7525.9821.97
Wind2.752.082.333.521.862.45
20-20 MRF-BFEarthquake39.9233.3531.399.806.892.96
Wind28.2817.6822.7833.9026.5931.28

5-5 BF-MRFEarthquake29.5123.1030.9728.5126.1625.13
Wind1.370.421.370.340.140.24
20-20 BF-MRFEarthquake11.458.5210.2419.328.3211.95
Wind17.4311.5215.6515.5610.2813.74

5-10 MRF-MRFEarthquake36.9539.3130.6229.9626.4729.48
Wind14.0313.6413.878.538.078.30
15-20 MRF-MRFEarthquake22.5913.0911.2925.2221.8525.91
Wind20.6112.3616.7012.449.5612.44

5-10 MRF-MRFEarthquake17.9115.3212.169.755.692.65
Wind14.9314.6314.782.632.142.42
15-20 MRF-MRFEarthquake22.9315.048.019.855.47−2.94
Wind43.9041.8544.333.744.383.10

Response reduction obtained for that building.

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