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Hybrid control of a 3-d structure by using semi-active dampers
A base isolated three storey 3-D building is semi-actively controlled not to exceed the maximum allowable base displacement. Large displacements are likely to cause failure in the isolation system, and hence, failure in ...
A case study for seismic assessment and restoration of historic buildings: The Arditi residence
(IGI Global, 2015)
This chapter focuses on seismic assessment and restoration of one of the numerous historical buildings in Turkey; the Arditi Residence in Urla, Izmir. It is a 150 years old two story masonry building located in a seismically ...
Numerical modeling of transport processes at hillslope scale accounting for local physical features
(Nova Science Publishers, 2011-01-01)
Hillslope is the basic unit of a watershed. Typical hillslopes may have a size of 1000 m long and 500 m wide. For watershed modeling, it is essential to accurately describe the illslope-scale processes of flow, erosion and ...
Scissor linkages in the design of adaptive morphologies
(De Gruyter, 2019)
Scissor linkages are capable of forming various expandable structures. Architects can benefit from this type of linkage especially for designing adaptive, movable, transformable shell structures and deployable beam-like ...