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Earthquake Disaster Simulation of Typical Supertall Buildings

  • Xinzheng LuEmail author
  • Hong Guan
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Abstract

The earthquake disaster simulation of tall buildings can be implemented based on the proposed high-fidelity computational models, high-performance computing algorithms, and visualization techniques developed in Chaps.  2 and  3. In this chapter, two typical supertall buildings are taken as examples to study the earthquake-induced failure modes, collapse processes, and the corresponding collapse mechanisms. The first example is the Shanghai Tower, being the tallest building in Shanghai with a height of 632 m.

Keywords

Ground Motion Peak Ground Acceleration Coupling Beam Core Tube Incremental Dynamic Analysis 
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© Science Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Griffith School of EngineeringGriffith UniversityGold CoastAustralia

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