Shock and Vibration / 2020 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

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

Table 7

Peak top floor displacement and acceleration responses of similar connected buildings for equal 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

5-5 MRF-MRF301.741.741.741.740.100.0970.100.10
372.162.162.162.160.240.240.240.25
433.873.663.763.720.390.380.380.38
503.903.693.693.690.300.290.290.29

20-20 MRF-MRF3025.7416.7418.7417.740.230.150.170.16
3728.1619.1620.1619.880.350.2340.2640.25
4332.8721.6623.7622.820.420.270.310.29
5037.9024.6928.6926.690.480.320.350.32

5-5 BF-BF300.230.230.230.230.0390.0390.030.039
370.290.290.290.290.0930.0930.090.093
430.520.510.510.510.150.150.150.15
500.500.500.500.500.0940.0930.0940.093

20-20 BF-BF304.093.313.603.420.0640.0590.0610.060
375.694.615.014.750.0980.0810.0880.082
436.755.475.945.640.120.0980.110.10
508.957.257.887.480.140.120.120.12

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