Required Separation to Mitigate Pounding of Adjacent Building Blocks

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  • M. S. Masmoum Civil Engineering Department, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8779-7400
  • M. S. A. Alama Civil Engineering Department, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Volume: 8 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 3565-3569 | December 2018 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.2386

Abstract

This research discusses the feasibility of using the required minimum separation distance based on SBC 301-2007. Moment resistance frames were designed with expansion joints requiring 400mm separation distance. Nonlinear response history analysis was conducted with four ground motions selected and scaled to match the risk-targeted response spectrum of NEOM city based on ASCE 7-16 provisions. An equivalent spring constant value based on floor lateral stiffness was selected as a gap link stiffness. Finally, an evaluation for the pounding response of adjacent blocks is presented along with the conclusions.

Keywords:

pounding, expansion joint, minimum seperation

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M. S. Masmoum and M. S. A. Alama, “Required Separation to Mitigate Pounding of Adjacent Building Blocks”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 3565–3569, Dec. 2018.

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