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Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings

Structural Analysis and Design

Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings by Bungale S. Taranath
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WIND LOADS
Design Considerations
Nature of Wind
Characteristics of Wind
Code Provisions for Wind Loads
Wind-Tunnel Engineering
Perception of Building Motions

SEISMIC DESIGN
Building Behavior
Seismic Design Concept
Uniform Building Code, 1997 Edition: Seismic Provisions
ASCE 7-02,IBC 2003,and NFPA 5000:Seismic Provisions
Seismic Design of Structural Elements, Nonstructural Components, and Equipment; 1997 UBC Provisions
Dynamic Analysis Theory
Chapter Summary

STEEL BUILDINGS
Rigid Frames (Moment Frames)
Braced Frames
Staggered Truss System
Eccentric Braced Frame (EBF)
Interacting System of Braced and Rigid Frames
Outrigger and Belt Truss Systems
Framed Tube System
Irregular Tube
Trussed Tube
Bundled Tube
Seismic Design

CONCRETE BUILDINGS
Structural Systems
Seismic Design

COMPOSITE BUILDINGS
Composite Elements
Composite Building Systems
Example Projects
Super-Tall Buildings: Structural Concept
Seismic Composite Systems

SEISMIC REHABILITATION OF EXISTING BUILDINGS
Code-Sponsored Design
Alternate Design Philosophy
Code Provisions for Seismic Upgrade
Building Deformations
Common Deficiencies and Upgrade Methods
FEMA 356: Prestandard and Commentary on the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings
Summary of FEMA 356
Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Systems for Strengthening of Concrete Buildings
Seismic Strengthening Details

GRAVITY SYSTEMS
Structural Steel
Concrete Systems
Composite Gravity Systems

SPECIAL TOPICS
Tall Buildings
Damping Devices for Reducing Motion Perception
Panel Zone Effects
Differential Shortening of Columns
Floor-Leveling Problems
Floor Vibrations
Seismic Isolation
Passive Energy Dissipation Systems
Buckling-Restrained Braced Frame
Selected References
Appendix A Conversion Factors: U.S.Customary to SI Units
Index
CRC Press; December 2004
920 pages; ISBN 9780849338090
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Title: Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings
Author: Bungale S. Taranath
 
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