Unformatted text preview: If your last name begins with: Then your earthquake is: A – G impval1.acc H – L impval2.acc M – R kern1.acc S – Z kern2.acc (i) Draw the time variation of the ground acceleration, velocity and displacement for the record. (Scale the peak acceleration to 1 g.) (ii) How well does the elastic design spectrum match the standard Newmark shape on p. 231 of Chopra (2000)? (iii) What will be the elastic top displacement of a 4 m square concrete (C25) bridge pier with a wall thickness of 0.5 m, height of 50 m, carrying a tributary mass of 1’200 t at the top when subjected to your (original) record? What will be the base shear and bending moment? (iv) What will be the top displacement, base shear and moment if μ = 2 is available? 3. Convert Probs. 6.16 and 6.17 of Chopra (2000) to SI units, and then solve them....
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- Spring '09
- Structural Engineering, Velocity, Earthquake engineering, North Anatolian Fault