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Mitigation of Pounding Effects

  • Robert Jankowski
  • Sayed Mahmoud
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Part of the GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences book series (GEPS)

Abstract

An intensive study has been carried out on mitigation of pounding hazards. One of the objectives is to develop procedures for evaluating an adequate separation distance between buildings or bridge segments in order to prevent contacts during earthquakes.

Keywords

Ground Motion Spring Element Peak Displacement Earthquake Excitation Link Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Civil and Environmental EngineeringGdansk University of TechnologyGdanskPoland
  2. 2.Department of Construction Engineering, College of EngineeringUniversity of DammamDammamKingdom of Saudi Arabia

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