Earthquake simulation tests on a 1:5 scale 9-story piloti-type RC residential building model

Hong Sik Lee, C. B. Kang, G. H. Jeong, S. H. Lee, S. H. Oh

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of shaking table tests on a 1:5 scale 9-story RC piloti-type residential building model. The following conclusions are drawn based on the test results: (1) The over-strength under the maximum considered earthquake in Korea are approximately 3.6 in the X direction and 2.4 in the Y direction, respectively, when compared with the design seismic load. (2) The maximum inter-story drift ratio (IDR), 0.61% occurs not at the piloti story but at the fourth to fifth story, which is far less than the IDR limit given in KBC 2005, 1.5%. (3) Approximately 80% of the total base shear is resisted by the central portion of the walls of the elevator hall and stair case, while most of the torsional moment is resisted by the exterior frame with infilled wall. And, (4) on the contrary to common expectation that cracks and damages would concentrate on the piloti story, a number of horizontal cracks were observed, not only at the piloti story, but also throughout several stories above the transfer plate.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, AESE 2013
PublisherEUCENTRE
Volume2013-November
ISBN (Electronic)9780000000002
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1
Event5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, AESE 2013 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: 2013 Nov 82013 Nov 9

Other

Other5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, AESE 2013
CountryTaiwan, Province of China
CityTaipei
Period13/11/813/11/9

Keywords

  • Earthquake simulation test
  • Piloti
  • Scale model
  • Transfer plate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction

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    Lee, H. S., Kang, C. B., Jeong, G. H., Lee, S. H., & Oh, S. H. (2013). Earthquake simulation tests on a 1:5 scale 9-story piloti-type RC residential building model. In 5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, AESE 2013 (Vol. 2013-November). EUCENTRE.