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Research Article

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

Table 6

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

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

5-5 MRF-MRFImperial Valley, 194011.496.818.1510.201.521.161.181.35
Loma Prieta, 198926.6719.4822.0724.683.572.573.063.13
Northridge, 199416.9615.7915.8616.042.682.492.562.66
Kobe, 199512.1010.8010.9211.711.721.351.441.55

20-20 MRF-MRFImperial Valley, 194022.1815.8219.2421.810.590.430.450.51
Loma Prieta, 198981.2359.3268.1173.822.101.741.811.86
Northridge, 199481.6772.7076.6478.101.631.531.541.58
Kobe, 199537.4130.3235.7236.781.311.121.241.29

5-5 BF-BFImperial Valley, 19403.662.012.302.641.441.061.061.08
Loma Prieta, 19897.154.965.706.082.651.541.841.95
Northridge, 199410.619.679.9010.074.003.163.363.51
Kobe, 19958.975.455.675.982.941.831.831.95

20-20 BF-BFImperial Valley, 194015.727.2110.5812.740.770.600.650.71
Loma Prieta, 198946.0835.2842.9144.811.861.601.751.80
Northridge, 199440.2729.9734.8736.712.251.942.152.15
Kobe, 199533.5027.1127.5328.552.081.741.891.94

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