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The Use of Bracing Systems with MR Dampers in Super Tall Buildings
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The Use of Bracing Systems with MR Dampers in Super Tall Buildings
Aly, Aly Mousaad;
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High-rise buildings are increasingly viewed as having both technical and economic advantages, especially in areas of high population density. Increasingly taller buildings are being built worldwide. Increased heights entail increasing flexibility, which can result in serviceability problems associated with significant displacements and accelerations at higher floors. The purpose of this paper is to present the concept of a versatile vibration control technology (MR dampers with bracings) that can be used in super tall buildings. The proposed technology is shown to be effective, from a serviceability point of view, as well as resulting in dramatically reduced design wind loads, thus creating more resilient and sustainable buildings.
Bracing systems;Dissipative analysis;High-rise buildings;MR damper;Semi-active control;Wind-induced vibration;
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