Zainah Ibrahim

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Column base plates are analyzed and designed on the assumption that the plate is rigid and its thickness is determined from the cantilever action of the plate projection beyond the column face. In the case of column base plates with stiffeners, the plate thickness is determined by considering its bending and some parameters, which define the boundaries. In(More)
In this study, tapered polymer fiber sensors (TPFSs) have been employed to detect the vibration of a reinforced concrete beam (RC beam). The sensing principle was based on transmission modes theory. The natural frequency of an RC beam was theoretically analyzed. Experiments were carried out with sensors mounted on the surface or embedded in the RC beam.(More)
Conventional seismic rehabilitation methods may not be suitable for some buildings owing to their high cost and time-consuming foundation work. In recent years, viscoelastic dampers (VEDs) have been widely used in many mid- and high-rise buildings. This study introduces a viscoelastic passive control system called rotary rubber braced damper (RRBD). The(More)
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