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Design of Steel Structures for Buildings in Seismic Areas

14 hour(s)

Objectives

Reference book:
Eurocode 8: Design of Structures for Earthquake Resistance. Part: 1 General Rules, Seismic Action and Rule for Buildings

Content

DAY 1
  • 09:15 - 09:30 Welcome & Introduction:
    • Content, objectives
    • Logic of the book and of the lectures
    • Structures at risk, examples of failures
  • 09:30 - 11:00 Philosophy and contents of EN 1998. Structures located in moderate to high seismic areas.
  • 11:00 - 11:15 Break Coffee
  • 11:15 - 12:45
    • Conceptual design of seismic resistant structures Structural Systems, Ductility Classes, Choice of Material, Ductile Components, Design Overstrength, Fuses and Replaceable Elements
  • 12:45 - 13:30 Break Lunch
  • 13:30 - 15:00
    • Structural analysis for seismic action
    • Seismic load combination.
    • Overview of structural analysis methods. Modal response spectrum analysis. Effective modal mass.
    • The lateral force method. Linear dynamic analysis.
    • Pushover analysis. Non-linear dynamic analysis. Accidental torsion. Accounting for torsional effects in structural analysis.
    • Combination of the effects of the components of the seismic action.
  • 15:00 - 15:15 Break Coffee
  • 15:15 - 16:45
    • Seismic design of MRFs, X-CBF and V-CBFs (1/2)
    • Discussion of differences between DCH/DCM/DCL
  • 16:45 - 17:00 Conclusion of Day 1
DAY 2
  • 09:15 - 09:30
    • Welcome
    • Summary of Day 1 and questions
  • 09:30 - 11:00
    • Seismic design of MRFs, X-CBF and V-CBFs (2/2)
    • Discussion of differences between DCH/DCM/DCL
  • 11:00 - 11:15 Break Coffee
  • 11:15 - 12:45
    • Seismic design of eccentrically braced frames and dual frames.
    • Structural characteristics of eccentrically braced frames. Choice of ductility class. Design for ductility of dissipative components. Capacity design rules for non-dissipative components.
    • Specific requirements for dual frames. Benefits of dual frames. Re-centring dual frames.
  • 12:45 - 13:30 Break Lunch
  • 13:30 - 15:00
    • Design Case
    • Studies - 1
    • (1) Multistory Building (2) Single Story Industrial Hall
  • 15:00 - 15:15 Break Coffee
  • 15:15 - 16:45
    • Design Case
    • Studies – 2
    • Lightweight Steel Structures (3) Residential and (4) Social Buildings
  • 16:45 - 17:00 Conclusions of the training session

Additional information

Speakers
  • Prof. Raffaele Landolfo, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
  • Prof. Dan Dubina, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Assistant Prof. Mario D'Aniello, University of Naples "Federico II"
  • Assoc Prof. Aurel Stratan, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania

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