Seisimic Analysis of a High Rise Unsymmetrical Building with Dampers Using ETABS

Authors(2) :-S. Shamshad Begum, Dr. G. Vani

Earthquake load is changing into an excellent concern in our country as a result of not one zone may be selected as earthquake resistant zone. One of the most important aspects is to construct a building structure, which can resist the seismic force efficiently. Study is made on the different structural arrangement to find out the most optimized solution to produce an efficient safe earthquake resistant building. The basic design for vertical and lateral loads i.e wind & seismic are the same for low, medium or high rise buildings. The vertical loads increase in direct proportion to the floor area and number of floors. In distinction to the current, the result of lateral loads on a building isn't linear and increase quickly with increase in height. Due to these lateral loads, moments on steel components will be very high. By providing viscous dampers these moments can be reduced. In the present analysis, a residential building with 20 floors is analyzed with columns, columns with viscous dampers at different locations were for all the 2 cases. The building is analyzed in Zone 2 & Zone 5 with three soils in both static & Dynamic Analysis. Moments, Shear, Displacement was compared for all the cases. It is observed that the deflection was reduced by providing the viscous dampers. A commercial package ETABS2013 has been utilized for analyzing high-rise building of 60m height and for zone-II & zone-V. The result has been compared using tables & graph to find out the most optimized solution. Concluding remark has been made on the basis of this analysis & comparison tables.

Authors and Affiliations

S. Shamshad Begum
Department of Civil Engineering, Intel College of Engineering, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. G. Vani
Department of Civil Engineering, Intel College of Engineering, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India

Seisimic Analysis, ETABS, Viscoelastic Dampers, MCE

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June 2016
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 197-205
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162358
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

S. Shamshad Begum, Dr. G. Vani, " Seisimic Analysis of a High Rise Unsymmetrical Building with Dampers Using ETABS", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.197-205, May-June-2016.
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