Dynamic characteristics of steel-deck composite floors under human induced loads

De Silva, Sandun S. & Thambiratnam, David P. (2009) Dynamic characteristics of steel-deck composite floors under human induced loads. International Journal of Computers & Structures, 87(17-18), pp. 1067-1076.

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Steel-deck composite floor systems are a popular choice in high-rise buildings as they are economical and easy to construct. These composite floor systems use high strength materials to achieve longer spans, but are slender and vulnerable to vibration under human induced loads. These floors are normally designed using static methods which will not capture the true dynamic response resulting in inappropriate designs, undesirable vibration and discomfort to occupants. At present there is no adequate design guidance to address the vibration in these composite floors, due to a lack of research information on their dynamic characteristics, resulting in wasteful post event retrofits

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ID Code: 19712
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Composite floor, steel deck, vibration, pattern loads, dynamic amplifications
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2009.04.005
ISSN: 0045-7949
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Journal of Computers & Structures. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Computers & Structures, [VOL 87, ISSUE 17-18, (2009)] DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2009.04.005
Deposited On: 23 Apr 2009 23:28
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2013 04:49

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