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Title: Dynamic response of buildings due to trains in underground tunnels
Authors: Balendra, T. 
Koh, C.G. 
Ho, Y.C.
Issue Date: Mar-1991
Source: Balendra, T.,Koh, C.G.,Ho, Y.C. (1991-03). Dynamic response of buildings due to trains in underground tunnels. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics 20 (3) : 275-291. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The interaction of a tunnel-soil-building system due to trains is investigated by a substructure technique. The soil medium is assumed to be a viscoelastic halfspace. The method of wave function expansion is used to construct the displacement fields in terms of potentials. The total soil-structure interaction problem is decomposed into a foundation radiation problem and a tunnel radiation problem. The impedance matrices for the corresponding substructure problems are obtained using a collocation technique. The steady state response of buildings for a given tunnel-foundation geometry is determined using the impedance matrix. Hence, the response of the building to train loading at different speeds is evaluated and compared with allowable vibration limits.
Source Title: Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/65459
ISSN: 00988847
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