Multistory building frames and shear walls founded on “rocking” spread footings

Dimitrios Dais, George Gazetas, F. Gelagoti, R. Kourkoulis

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Abstract

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018. The seismic performance of a two-story 2D frame and a five-story 3D frame–shear-wall structure founded on spread (isolated) footings is investigated. In addition to footings conventionally designed in accordance with “capacity-design” principles, substantially under-designed footings are also used. Such unconventional (“rocking”) footings may undergo severe cyclic uplifting while inducing large plastic deformations in the supporting soil during seismic shaking. It is shown that thanks to precisely such behaviour they help the structure survive with little damage, while experiencing controllable foundation deformations in the event of a really catastrophic seismic excitation. Potential exceptions are also mentioned along with methods of improvement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRecent advances in earthquake engineering in Europe
PublisherSpringer
Chapter13
Pages309-322
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018
Event16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering - Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 18 Jun 201821 Jun 2018
http://www.16ecee.org

Publication series

NameGeotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering
Volume46

Conference

Conference16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Abbreviated title16ECEE
CountryGreece
CityThessaloniki
Period18/06/1821/06/18
Internet address

Keywords

  • building construction
  • earthquakes

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Dais, D., Gazetas, G., Gelagoti, F., & Kourkoulis, R. (2018). Multistory building frames and shear walls founded on “rocking” spread footings. In Recent advances in earthquake engineering in Europe (pp. 309-322). (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering; Vol. 46). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75741-4_13
Dais, Dimitrios ; Gazetas, George ; Gelagoti, F. ; Kourkoulis, R. . / Multistory building frames and shear walls founded on “rocking” spread footings. Recent advances in earthquake engineering in Europe. Springer, 2018. pp. 309-322 (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering).
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Dais, D, Gazetas, G, Gelagoti, F & Kourkoulis, R 2018, Multistory building frames and shear walls founded on “rocking” spread footings. in Recent advances in earthquake engineering in Europe. Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering, vol. 46, Springer, pp. 309-322, Thessaloniki, Greece, 18/06/18. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75741-4_13

Multistory building frames and shear walls founded on “rocking” spread footings. / Dais, Dimitrios; Gazetas, George; Gelagoti, F.; Kourkoulis, R. .

Recent advances in earthquake engineering in Europe. Springer, 2018. p. 309-322 (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering; Vol. 46).

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Dais D, Gazetas G, Gelagoti F, Kourkoulis R. Multistory building frames and shear walls founded on “rocking” spread footings. In Recent advances in earthquake engineering in Europe. Springer. 2018. p. 309-322. (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75741-4_13