Use of semi-active dampers in seismic mitigation of building structures
Karunaratne, Nivithigala Polgaswatte Kasun Viraj (2016) Use of semi-active dampers in seismic mitigation of building structures. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This research provides information for providing the required seismic mitigation in building structures through the use of semi active and passive dampers. The Magneto-Rheological (MR) semi-active damper model was developed using control algorithms and integrated into seismically excited structures as a time domain function. Linear and nonlinear structure models are evaluated in real time scenarios. Research information can be used for the design and construction of earthquake safe buildings with optimally employed MR dampers and MR-passive damper combinations.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Thambiratnam, David & Perera, Nimal|
|Keywords:||Seismic mitigation, Magneto-rheology, MR dampers, Passive dampers, reduction pattern|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||20 Apr 2016 05:16|
|Last Modified:||20 Apr 2016 05:16|
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