CIVI_453_-_Chapter_3_-_Calculation_of_Seismic_Loads_on_Buildings

CIVI_453_-_Chapter_3_-_Calculation_of_Seismic_Loads_on_Buildings

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Unformatted text preview: (c) Dr. Khaled Galal 1 Dept. of BCEE Concordia University CIVI 453 / 2007 2 Where: 3 4 5 Thus, at this point you should be able to construct the “Design Spectral Acceleration – Period” relationship of the particular site. Use interpolation to determine S(Ta) 6 7 At this point, we are able to calculate the value of the Total Lateral Force (i.e. Base Shear) V to be applied on the structure. 8 9 where: such that: 10 11 12 13 14 15 For the previous example of the Six-Storey building: 16 17 Lateral load distribution among Seismic Force Resisting Systems (SFRS): ...
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