Cyclic response of a low invasivity bracing system for the passive control of framed structures
Martinez-Rueda, J.E. (2004) Cyclic response of a low invasivity bracing system for the passive control of framed structures In: 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 1-6 August 2004, Vancouver, Canada.Full text not available from this repository.
This article reports an experimental program conducted to assess the adequacy of low invasivity dissipative bracing under reversed cyclic loading of high amplitude. Test results are presented for a reduced scale tension-compression bracing system that incorporates either friction or yield devices. The results obtained highlight the ability of the proposed bracing system to provide a framed structure with reliable supplemental sources of both, hysteretic damping and non-decaying lateral strength.
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