Comparative study between structure with and without a fluid viscous damper under seismic excitation


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Authors

  • Brahim Athamnia Faculty of Technology Larbi Tebessi University
  • Mohamed Zohair Kaab Faculty of Technology Hamma Lakhdar Eloued University
  • Farid Boursas Faculty of Technology Larbi Tebessi University
  • Abdelhafid Ounis Mohamed Khider University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.59287/ijanser.50

Keywords:

seismic response, fluid viscous damper, earthquake, building, damage

Abstract

The effect of fluid viscous damper on the seismic response of building is investigated. Although buildings without fluid viscous damper have a disadvantage in increasing damage to the superstructure under earthquake. The influence of fluid damper in controlling the responses of building is investigated using a multi-storey building frame. Analysis is carried out using ETABS software. The seismic responses are compared with that of the building without and with passive fluid viscous damper. Based on the results, it is concluded that fluid damper is beneficial to achieve reduced the deformation of the superstructure. it is concluded that the distribution of fluid viscous damper in building is the most effective in reducing the base shear forces without significant increase in superstructure forces.

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Author Biographies

Brahim Athamnia , Faculty of Technology Larbi Tebessi University

Department of civil engineering, Tebessa, Algeria

Mohamed Zohair Kaab , Faculty of Technology Hamma Lakhdar Eloued University

Department of civil engineering, Eloued, Algeria

Farid Boursas, Faculty of Technology Larbi Tebessi University

Department of civil engineering, Tebessa, Algeria

Abdelhafid Ounis , Mohamed Khider University

Department of civil engineering and hydraulics, Biskra, Algeria

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Published

2018-12-31

How to Cite

Athamnia , B., Kaab , M. Z., Boursas, F., & Ounis , A. (2018). Comparative study between structure with and without a fluid viscous damper under seismic excitation. International Journal of Advanced Natural Sciences and Engineering Researches, 2(1), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.59287/ijanser.50

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