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Seismic Isolation and Response Control
Edited by Andreas Lamproulos
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The seismic resilience of new and existing structures is a key priority for the protection of human lives and the reduction of economic losses in earthquake prone areas. The modern seismic codes have focused on the upgrade of the structural performance of the new and existing structures. However, in many cases it is preferrable to mitigate the effects of the earthquakes by reducing the induced loads in the structures using seismic isolation and response control devices. The limited expertise in the selection and design of the appropriate system for new and existing structures is the main challenge for an extensive use of seismic isola-tion and response control systems in practice.
This document aims to provide a practical guide by presenting a collection of the most commonly used seismic isolation and response control systems and a critical evaluation of the main characteristics of these systems. Comparisons of the key param-eters of the design processes for new buildings with seismic isolation are presented, while the application of seismic isolation systems and response control systems for the retroﬁ tting of existing structures is also examined, followed by various case studies from Greece, Japan Mexico New Zealand, and Turkey.
SED 19 Information:
111 pages, in English.
ISBN: 978-3-85748-180-2 (print). eISBN: 978-3-85748-179-6 (PDF), 978-3-85748-182-6 (ePUB)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.2749/sed019. 170 x 240 mm. Published: December, 2021.
Available at: www.iabse.org/onlineshop
Publisher: International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), Jungholzstrasse 28, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland, www.iabse.org.
Typeset and Copyedited by: Structurae, https://structurae.net/en
Reviewers: Fabrizio Palmisano (Chief Reviewer), Bahadur Sadan and Alberto Pavese (External Reviewers).
IABSE Bulletin Board: D. Laefer, (Chair), F. Palmisano (Vice-Chair), H.Subbarao, M. Bakhoum, C. Bob, M.W. Braestrup, N.P. Hoej, H.H. Snijder, R. Mor, M.G. Bruschi, S. Kite, F. Nalon, G. Pircher, M. Knobloch, A. Schumacher, O. Larsson Ivanov, F. Nalon, Y. Ofﬁr, S. Dan, Y. Xia, V.Samec, A.Palermo.
Andreas Lampropoulos (Editor)
Principal Lecturer in Civil Engineering at the University of Brighton (UK) specializing in the areas of novel construction materials and seismic strengthening/retrofitting of existing structures
Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design (ISM+D) at TU Darmstadt, Germany and the Institute of Structural Engineering (IKI) at BOKU University, Vienna, Austria.
Emeritus Professor in the Dept. of Civil Eng. at the University of Patras, Greece.
He specialises in earthquake engineering and seismic retrofitting of structures.
Structural Engineer, co-founder of EQUIDAS Consulting Engineers. Adjunct lecturer, Dep. of Civil Engineering, University of West Attica.
Titular Prof. In the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Michoacan, Mexico.
Assistant Professor in Istanbul Technical University in the Faculty of Civil Eng. and Earthquake Engineering Program Coordinator.
Professor in Dept. of Architecture and Building Eng., Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), Japan.
Project Director and Business Manager at Holmes Consulting Group LP, The Netherlands.