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Smart Connection Systems

Author : Jong Wan Hu
ISBN : 9781315687056
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book introduces new smart connection systems which can be used in aseismic building design in order to control inter-story drifts and to reduce residual displacements. They are also utilized as damper devices and base isolators. The application of these systems to composite moment frame buildings will also be treated in the book. In addition, the book will discuss how to make nonlinear frame models used for simulating entire behavior in the building as well as advance finite element (FE) models used for accurately reproducing mechanical behavior in the local system. Will be of interest to researchers, engineers, and students in the field of civil and structural engineering.

Shape Memory Alloys 2017

Author : Takuo Sakon
ISBN : 9783038427735
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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Shape Memory Alloys 2017" that was published in Metals

Smart Civil Structures

Author : You-Lin Xu
ISBN : 9781498743990
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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A smart civil structure integrates smart materials, sensors, actuators, signal processors, communication networks, power sources, diagonal strategies, control strategies, repair strategies, and life-cycle management strategies. It should function optimally and safely in its environment and maintain structural integrity during strong winds, severe earthquakes, and other extreme events. This book extends from the fundamentals to the state-of-the-art. It covers the elements of smart civil structures, their integration, and their functions. The elements consist of smart materials, sensors, control devices, signal processors, and communication networks. Integration refers to multi-scale modelling and model updating, multi-type sensor placement, control theory, and collective placement of control devices and sensors. And the functions include structural health monitoring, structural vibration control, structural self-repairing, and structural energy harvesting, with emphasis on their synthesis to form truly smart civil structures. It suits civil engineering students, professionals, and researchers with its blend of principles and practice.

Smart Structures

Author : Franklin Y. Cheng
ISBN : 142000817X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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An innovative concept, smart structural systems have proven to be extremely effective in absorbing damaging energy and/or counteracting potentially devastating force, thus limiting structural collapse and subsequent injury. As this technology rapidly evolves, there is an ever-increasing need for an authoritative reference that will allow those in the field to stay abreast of the very latest advances. Smart Structures: Innovative Systems for Seismic Response organizes current research and technology to provide researchers and practicing engineers, as well as advanced students, with the means to learn about and apply the very latest smart structure innovations. Key features include— Complete mathematical formulations and numerical procedures for topics presented New technologies Design guidelines and examples based on current official codes Consideration of smart structures on a variety of foundations Discussion of the use of smart structures with passive or semi-active devices Extensive references Designed for self-teaching, the text emphasizes essential information on structural formulations, mechanism of control systems, and numerical algorithms. It also provides step-by-step numerical examples to illustrate mathematical formulations and interpret physical representations, enabling readers to understand the forumulae vis-à-vis their applications. Each chapter comprehensively explores a specific topic, from smart structure systems currently in use, to case studies utilizing simulated earthquake data.

Dissertation Abstracts International

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132702551
Genre : Science
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Transactions Of The American Society Of Civil Engineers

Author : American Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN : UOM:39015058299630
Genre : Civil engineering
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v. 29-30 include papers of the International Engineering Congress, Chicago, 1893; v. 54 includes papers of the International Engineering Congress, St. Louis, 1904.

Behavior Of Interior And Exterior Flat Plate Connections Subjected To Inelastic Load Reversals

Author : Howard L. Zee
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024149705
Genre : Buildings
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Design Of Links And Beam To Column Connections For Eccentrically Braced Steel Frames

Author : Egor Paul Popov
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024171998
Genre : Structural frames
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Seismic Moment Connections For Moment Resisting Steel Frames

Author : Egor Paul Popov
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024172004
Genre : Buildings
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Two Beam To Column Web Connections

Author : Keh-Chyuan Tsai
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024152576
Genre : Structural frames
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