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Mathematical Modelling in Civil Engineering

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Adrian Zăvoianu
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  • PhD Student, Technical University of Civil Engineering, The Faculty of Civil, Industrial and Agricultural Buildings
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/ Radu Pascu
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Published Online: 2013-12-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/mmce-2013-0018


Tall buildings present some specific aspects influencing the modeling and response to seismic loads. Therefore, the design rules recommended in codes, calibrated for low and medium rise buildings, are not appropriate for design of tall buildings. Other rules are needed, and performance based design represents a viable alternative for tall buildings. In this paper a methodology for the design of tall structures is proposed and it is illustrated trough a case study for a structure with perimeter tube and interior core walls, which aims to identify the particularities regarding the design, behavior and the parameters that define the post elastic behavior at the global and local level, for this structures.

Keywords : tall buildings; nonlinear dynamic analysis; seismic design; core structures; high strength concrete

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Published Online: 2013-12-31

Published in Print: 2013-12-01

Citation Information: Mathematical Modelling in Civil Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 4, Pages 49–54, ISSN (Print) 2066-6934, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/mmce-2013-0018.

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