Seismic response of low-rise buildings

  • P. J. Moss University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • A. J. Carr University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • A. H. Buchanan Buchanan and Fletcher Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

Abstract

The results of an investigation into the dynamic response of several low-rise structures are reported. The main parameters studied were the effect of variations in the form of the hysteresis loop exhibited by the inelastic members and of differing types of earthquake accelerograms.

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Published
1986-09-30
How to Cite
Moss, P. J., Carr, A. J., & Buchanan, A. H. (1986). Seismic response of low-rise buildings. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 19(3), 180-199. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.19.3.180-199
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