Using Incremental Dynamic Analysis to Visualize the Effects of Viscous Fluid Dampers on Steel Moment Frame Drift

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Kruep, Stephanie Jean;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: steel structures | seismic design | damping | drift | incremental dynamic analysis | passive energy | structural dynamics

This thesis presents the details of a study regarding both the use of linear viscous fluid dampers in controlling the interstory drift in steel moment frames, and the use of incremental dynamic analysis as a method of visualizing the behavior of these moment frames when... View more
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