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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
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October 1, 1984
S. Okamoto, J. Wight, S. Nakata,
M. Yoshlmura, and T. Kaminosono
Earthquake response tests on a full scale seven story R/C building structure were carried out by employing an equivalent single-degree-of-freedom pseudo-dynamic test method. First, the structure without nonstructural elements was tested from small magnitudes of response (elastic range) to large response (heavy damaged range). Second, the damaged structure was repaired and strengthened, and nonstructural elements were installed . After this, the structure was tested by the same test procedure as that used for the original tests . This paper presents the responses, the restoring force characteristics, and the observed damage obtained during the tests before and after the repair work. This paper also presents the dynamic characteristics obtained through vibration tests.
V. Bertero, A.E. Aktan, F. Charney, and R. Sause
Studies conducted at the University of California at Berkeley on a 1/5th-scale model of a seven-story reinforced concrete frame-walll test structure are summarized in this paper and the results of these studies are evaluated. The degree of correlation between the experimental responses of this reduced-scale model and those of the full-scale model tested in Japan is assessed as is the degree of correlation between analytically predicted and experimental responses. The implications of these results for the states of the art and practice of the seismic resistant design and construction of framewall structural systems are discussed and improvements in the states of the art and practice are recommended.
Editors: James K. Wight, James O. Jirsa, and W. Gene Corley
A joint U.S.-Japan cooperative earthquake engineering research program produced a series of papers published as 13 chapters in this volume. Included are: Static tests on shear walls and beamcolumn assemblies and study on correlation between shaking table tests and pseudo-dynamic tests; Construction and instrumentation of the full scale specimen; Comparison between the reinforced concrete test structure and design requirements from U.S. and Japanese Building Codes; Testing procedure and preliminary test results of a full scaleseven story reinforced concrete building; testing, repair and strengthening, and retesting of a full scale seven story reinforced concrete building; inelastic behavior of the seven story building; Analysis of the full scale seven story reinforced concrete test structure; medium scale wall assemblies: Comparison of analysis and test results; Full scale tests of beamcolumn joints; Scale model tests of Structural components and assemblies; and Earthquake simulation tests of scale models.
B. Wallace and H. Krawinkler
This paper presents the results of tests conducted on small-scale reinforced concrete models. Beam-column assemblies, an isolated shear wall, and a shear wall--frame unit were constructed to simulate portions of the full-scale test building at a scale of 1:12.5. Test results are used to determine the separate contributions of the wall, in-plane frame action, and transverse frame action in resisting lateral loads. Conclusions are drawn on the feasibility and limitations of small-scale model testing of reinforced concrete structures which are subjected to severe cyclic loading histories.
M. Yoshlmura and Y. Kurose
This paper is intended to discuss the inelastic behavior of the seven-story full-scale reinforced concrete building observed i n the pseudo-dynamic test. Analyses of the data led to the observations regarding structural response, as affected by the behavior of the constituent members of the building such as slabs, beams, columns and wall . Most significant findings from the studies are: (1) slab reinforcement contributes to the flexural resistance of the beams to a much larger extent than suggested in many building codes, (2) the transverse beams connected to the tensile boundary columns of the wall restrain the upward movement of these columns increasing the axial compression in these members, and (3) the maximum lateral strength of the building should be evaluated by incorporating these observations.
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