Experimental Investigation of Post-Elastic Failure Mechanisms in Low-Ductility Braced Frames and the Implications for Collapse Performance

Bradley, Cameron.
2017-04-19T18:11:38.550Z

Abstract: Driven largely by economic considerations, a low-ductility philosophy for building design has developed and become commonplace in regions of moderate seismic hazard. Current code provisions permit the use of these systems; however, unlike high-ductility systems, which have been studied and tested extensively, the inelastic behavior and collapse performance of low-ductility systems are no... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011866
ID: tufts:21341
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