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Capacity, Settlement, and Energy Dissipation of Shallow Footings Subjected to Rocking
The effectiveness of structural fuse mechanisms used to improve the performance of buildings during seismic loading depends on their capacity, ductility, energy dissipation, isolation, andExpand
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Centrifuge modeling of load-deformation behavior of rocking shallow foundations
Abstract Shallow foundations supporting building structures might be loaded well into their nonlinear range during intense earthquake loading. The nonlinearity of the soil may act as an energyExpand
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Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction (Shallow Foundations)
This research focuses on strip footing foundations supporting shear wall type building structures. Understanding the nonlinear behavior of shallow building foundations under large amplitude loadingExpand
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Effects of Moment-to-Shear Ratio on Combined Cyclic Load-Displacement Behavior of Shallow Foundations from Centrifuge Experiments
Current design guidelines for shallow foundations supporting building and bridge structures discourage footing rocking or sliding during seismic loading. Recent research indicates that footingExpand
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Physical and Numerical Modeling of Nonlinear Cyclic Load-Deformation Behavior of Shallow Foundations Supporting Rocking Shear Walls
A shear wall supported by a shallow foundation system is a commonly used seismic-force-resisting structural building system, yet there are many unresolved issues regarding their design andExpand
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CENTRIFUGE MODELLING OF ROCKING BEHAVIOUR OF BRIDGES ON SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS
The capacity, energy dissipation, and self centering characteristics of shallow foundations have potentially important effects on the performance of a soil-foundation-bridge deck system. As theExpand
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Contact Interface Model for Shallow Foundations Subjected to Combined Cyclic Loading
It has been recognized that the ductility demands on a superstructure might be reduced by allowing rocking behavior and mobilization of the ultimate capacity of shallow foundations during seismicExpand
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Numerical Models for the Analysis and Performance-Based Design of Shallow Foundations Subjected to Seismic Loading
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Effects of Layer Thickness and Density on Settlement and Lateral Spreading
This paper presents the results of six large-scale centrifuge model tests that were performed to study the effect of relative density and thickness of sand layers on the amount of settlement andExpand
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CENTRIFUGE TESTING OF COMBINED FRAME-WALL-FOUNDATION STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS
Numerous existing low-ductility reinforced-concrete (R/C) buildings are commonly retrofit with an additional shear wall to withstand seismically generated lateral forces. To investigate the seismicExpand
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