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Title: Vibration control of various types of buildings using TLCD
Authors: Balendra, T. 
Wang, C.M. 
Rakesh, G.
Keywords: TLCD
Tuned liquid column dampers
Vibration control
Issue Date: Nov-1999
Citation: Balendra, T.,Wang, C.M.,Rakesh, G. (1999-11). Vibration control of various types of buildings using TLCD. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 83 : 197-208. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The effectiveness of the TLCD in reducing the along-wind response of tall buildings is investigated. Variety of buildings with different mass-stiffness distributions (e.g. uniform, linear, abrupt variation) modeled as shear wall and rigid frame systems are studied. A continuum formulation is adopted, which provides response statistics along the entire height of the structure. The performance of the TLCD is discussed with respect to the mode shapes of buildings. A numerical example, illustrating that a second damper could greatly improve the overall response of certain type of buildings is also presented. © 1999 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics
ISSN: 01676105
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