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dc.titleDiagonal brace with ductile knee anchor for aseismic steel frame
dc.contributor.authorBalendra, Thambirajah
dc.contributor.authorMing-Tuck, Sam
dc.contributor.authorChih-Young, Liaw
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T08:16:39Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T08:16:39Z
dc.date.issued1990-08
dc.identifier.citationBalendra, Thambirajah,Ming-Tuck, Sam,Chih-Young, Liaw (1990-08). Diagonal brace with ductile knee anchor for aseismic steel frame. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics 19 (6) : 847-858. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.issn03756297
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/65430
dc.description.abstractA new structural system for earthquake resistant steel structures is investigated in this paper. This new framing system, called the knee-brace-frame (KBF), is a braced frame with diagonal braces connected to ductile knee members. The diagonal braces provide the lateral stiffness, whereas the knee anchors yield in flexure to dissipate energy during severe seismic excitation. To assess the inelastic characteristics of the KBF, a large scale model of a KBF was tested using the pseudodynamic test procedure. The experimental results are compared with analytical results obtained from a DRAIN-2D model. It is found that, with an appropriate design of knee anchors, the KBF can be made to be ductile to dissipate energy during severe seismic excitation.
dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentCIVIL ENGINEERING
dc.description.sourcetitleEarthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics
dc.description.volume19
dc.description.issue6
dc.description.page847-858
dc.description.codenIJEEB
dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
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