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Research Article

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

Table 8

Peak top floor displacement and acceleration responses of dissimilar 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-BFImperial Valley, 194011.492.373.883.171.510.830.880.99
Loma Prieta, 198926.679.7814.3714.023.701.421.912.10
Northridge, 199416.9613.7714.2214.582.682.612.592.62
Kobe, 199512.107.608.898.741.721.531.511.55

20-20 MRF-BFImperial Valley, 194022.189.1911.1711.930.790.790.760.79
Loma Prieta, 198981.2352.9956.8065.992.101.711.632.09
Northridge, 199481.6757.4665.4260.991.631.531.571.54
Kobe, 199537.4123.6724.7624.211.311.121.291.30

5-5 BF-MRFImperial Valley, 19403.362.132.332.271.441.131.061.16
Loma Prieta, 19897.154.285.194.902.651.562.001.91
Northridge, 199410.619.819.929.914.003.213.323.33
Kobe, 19958.976.175.895.972.942.011.861.87

20-20 BF-MRFImperial Valley, 194015.729.3611.7911.840.770.660.730.69
Loma Prieta, 198946.0843.5941.6148.971.861.691.781.74
Northridge, 199440.2737.2236.8437.182.251.852.182.17
Kobe, 199533.5024.0125.0024.722.081.331.651.51

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