Hybrid Masonry Seismic Structural Systems (NEES-2010-0917)

By Daniel Abrams1, Ian Robertson2, David Biggs3, Ilinca Stanciulescu4

1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2. University of Hawaii at Manoa 3. University of Pennsylvania 4. Rice University

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Title: Hybrid Masonry Seismic Structural Systems (NEES-2010-0917)

Year Of Curation: 2013

Description: The research will enable a new technology for earthquake resistant design of buildings, known as hybrid masonry. This innovative concept for improved seismic performance of low to mid-rise buildings located in all earthquake prone areas, including California, relies on the structural action of special reinforced concrete masonry panels that are attached to a conventional steel frame. Interactions with the surrounding steel frame, and novel steel link connectors that can be designed to act as fuses in dissipating seismic energy, make this a promising engineered system for enhancing seismic performance at a reduced cost and reduced impact on the environment.

Award: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=0936464

PIs & CoPIs: Daniel Abrams, Ian Robertson, David Biggs, Ilinca Stanciulescu

Dates: October 01, 2009 - October 31, 2013


Facilities: University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI, United States,    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States

Sponsor: NSF

Keywords: Masonry,Shear Wall,Hybrid Masonry,Seismic,Steel,Steel Structures,Structural walls,Fuse

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  • Daniel Abrams; Ian Robertson; David Biggs; Ilinca Stanciulescu (2017), "Hybrid Masonry Seismic Structural Systems (NEES-2010-0917)," https://datacenterhub.org/resources/14680.

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