Homework9 - CEE511 Structural Dynamics Fall Semester 2010-2011 Homework#9(Due Monday December 6 2010 Multiple Degree of Freedom Systems Modal

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CEE511 – Structural Dynamics Fall Semester 2010-2011 Homework #9 (Due Monday, December 6, 2010) Multiple Degree of Freedom Systems – Modal Analysis of Damped Structures 1. Chopra 11.1 2. Chopra 11.3 3. Chopra 12.1 4. A three-story half-scale steel structure is designed and constructed at the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) in Taipei, Taiwan. As shown in Fig. 1a and 1b, the three-story structure consists of a single bay with a 3 m by 2 m floor area and inter-story heights of 3 m. The structure is constructed using H150x150x7x10 steel beam elements with each beam-column joint designed as a bolted connection (H-beam is boxed by 150mm by 150mm and has a web thickness of 7mm and flange thicknesses of 10 mm each; hence, H150x150x7x10). To apply additional dead load upon each floor, concrete blocks are fastened until the total mass of each floor is precisely 6,000 kg. The entire structure is constructed upon a large-scale shaking table capable of applying
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Homework9 - CEE511 Structural Dynamics Fall Semester 2010-2011 Homework#9(Due Monday December 6 2010 Multiple Degree of Freedom Systems Modal

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