Earthquake Resistant Limit State Design I, II

Course Description

The lecture covers an introduction to fundamental energy input concept which will give better understanding of the dynamic behavior of buildings.


Hiroshi AKIYAMA (Nihon University)


3 day(s)


(1) Energy Input Concept
equation of motion, multiplication of velocity, integration over the entire duration, energy equation
(2) Energy Input into One Mass System
elastic / inelastic, Fourier's velocity spectrum, energy spectrum, damping energy
(3) Energy Input into Multi-Mass System
damage distribution law (mass-stiffness-strength distribution)
(4) Simulation by Computer Calculation
case study by participants, discussion

Lecture note files of this course can be downloaded.