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Steel and Composite Structures   Volume 3, Number 6, December 2003, pages 403-420
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/scs.2003.3.6.403
 
Influence of SMAs on the attenuation of effects of P-Δ type in shear frames
Ottavia Corbi

 
Abstract     [Full Text]
     In the paper one investigates the benefits deriving from the introduction of SMA provisions in a structure subject to dynamic excitation and vertical loads. At this purpose one considers a multi-degree-offreedom(mdof) shear elastic-plastic frame and designs couples of super-elastic SMA tendons to be placed at critical locations of the structure. Particular attention is focused on the reduction of P-Δ effects.
 
Key Words
    structural dynamics; smart materials; semi-active devices; shape memory alloys.
 
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