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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.
Title: Development of a New Type of Hysteretic Damper for the Seismic Protection of Bridges
Author(s): Agostino Marioni
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 955-976
Keywords: Bridge bearings; damping; ductility; earthquake-resistant structures; energy; highways; hysteresis; shock mechanics; viaducts.
Abstract:The paper describes an innovative antiseismic device based on steel elements subject to yielding. Through a peculiar geometry of the dissipators and the selection of a particular type of steel the device can grant superior performance for fatigue life and regularity of the hysteresis cycles. The paper describes the tests at reduced and full scale to assess the behaviour of the device and an important application under execution in Turkey.
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