Slenderness effects in earthquake resisting frames

  • A. L. Andrews

Abstract

This study discusses lateral flexibility and displacement ductility controls which, if observed, will ensure that frame P-delta effects never become significant and so can be ignored. The controls are shown to be
not too dissimilar from controls applied for other purposes. Thus they are tolerable. The study is linked to the New Zealand design rules. An appendix extends it to U.S. rules.

References

Standards Association of New Zealand, "Code of Practice for Reinforced Concrete - Design", NZS 3101P:1970.

American Concrete Institute, "Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Concrete (ACI 318 - 71)".

American Concrete Institute, "Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Concrete (ACI 318 - 71)".

Standards Association of New Zealand, "Code of Practice for General Structural Design and Design Loadings for Buildings" NZS 4203 : 1976.

Seismology Committee, Structural Engineers Association of California, "Recommended Lateral Force Requirements and Commentary", 1974.

Published
1977-09-30
How to Cite
Andrews, A. L. (1977). Slenderness effects in earthquake resisting frames. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 10(3), 154-158. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.10.3.154-158
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