Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Frame with Eccentric Steel Bracings

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2015 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 2 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Gunderao V Nandi, G S Hiremath
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Gunderao V Nandi, G S Hiremath, "Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Frame with Eccentric Steel Bracings," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 2,  no. 6, pp. 1-5, 2015. Crossref,


The seismic performance of non ductile reinforced concrete (RC) buildings with eccentric steel bracing of inverted Y type is investigated. 10, 15 and 20 storey buildings are analyzed by using pushover analysis. The analysis is carried out by using software SAP2000v17. The effect of distribution of steel bracing over the height of RC frame was studied. The study also concentrates on effect of link length of eccentric bracing on seismic performance of RC frame. The performance of RC frame with inverted eccentric bracing is evaluated in terms of energy absorption capacity, stiffness of frame and ductility. The behavior of eccentric braced frame (EBF) is compared with conventional RC frame and inverted V bracing.


Eccentric bracing, Pushover analysis, RC frame, Shear link


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