Shock and Vibration / 2020 / Article / Tab 9

Research Article

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

Table 9

Peak top floor displacement and acceleration responses of dissimilar 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-BF301.741.741.741.740.110.0970.100.10
372.162.162.162.160.250.250.250.25
433.873.653.753.720.390.390.390.39
503.903.703.693.700.300.290.290.29

20-20 BF-MRF304.093.373.623.450.0640.0590.0610.060
375.694.705.034.800.0980.0810.0860.082
436.755.585.975.700.130.0970.110.10
508.957.407.927.560.140.120.130.12

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