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Author GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition (1st : 2017 : Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt)

Title Facing the challenges in structural engineering : proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017, on sustainable civil infrastructures / Hugo Rodrigues, Amr Elnashai, Gian Michele Calvi, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, 2366-3405
Sustainable civil infrastructures, 2366-3405
Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2018 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; Contents; Variation of the Structural Dynamic Characteristics of the Great Pyramid with the Limestone Properties; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials and Methods; 2.1 Finite Element Model; 2.2 Material Properties; 3 Modal Analysis; 4 Conclusions; References; Structural Dynamic Characteristics of an Ancient Egyptian Obelisk; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Material Testing; 2.1 Mechanical Tests on Red Aswan Granite; 2.2 Results of Mechanical Tests; 3 Numerical Model; 3.1 Finite Element Model; 3.2 Modal Analysis; 3.3 Time-History Analysis; 3.4 Results of Time-History Analysis.
4 Numerical Simulations4.1 Design of Model Structure; 4.2 Material Properties; 4.3 Nonlinear Static Analysis (Push over Analysis); 4.4 Nonlinear Dynamic Time-History Analysis; 5 Results and Discussions; 6 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; μ-Synthesis Control of a Seismic Excited Building; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 æ-Synthesis Control Theory; 3 Formulation of the Building Design; 4 Formulation of the Synthesis Design Problem; 5 Results of Numerical Simulations; 6 Conclusions; References; Design and Structural Dynamic Characteristics of an Irregular Staircase Under Earthquake Loading.
4 ConclusionsReferences; Seismic Performance of Masonry Arches and Vaults; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Research Significance; 3 Geometry and Mechanical Properties of the Vault; 3.1 Brick Vault Prism; 3.2 Adobe Pier Prism; 4 Finite Element Analysis and Verification; 5 Finite Element Analysis and Case Study of Vault; 5.1 Results of the Pushover Analysis, Deformed Shapes, Stress Pattern and Cracking; 5.2 Cracking and Crushing Pattern; 5.3 Lateral Load Analysis and Performance Analysis of Domed Vault; 5.4 Material Properties and Description of Dome; 6 Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References.
Analytically Derived Fragility Curves and Damage Assessment of MasonrybuildingsAbstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Organization Methodology and Process of Analytical Fragility Assessment; 3 Buildings Typology Considered; 4 Capacity Curves; 5 Fragility Curves; 6 Case Study; 6.1 Structural Capacity of the Studied Buildings; 6.2 Fragility Curves of the Studied Buildings; 7 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; Assessment of Response Modification Factor of Reinforced Concrete Table Top Frames Structures Subjected to Seismic Loads; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Table Top Structure; 3 Response Modification Factor.
Abstract1 Introduction; 2 Materials and Methods; 2.1 Finite Element Model; 3 Modal Analysis; 4 Time History Analysis; 5 Conclusions; References; Egyptian Code Seismic Load Design Provisions for Moment Resisting Frames; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Response Modification Factor; 2.1 Overstrength Factor (Rs); 2.2 Ductility Reduction Factor (Ræ); 3 Validation Process; 4 Analytical Model; 5 Results; 6 Conclusions; Acknowledgement; References; Magnetorheological Damper for Performance Enhancement Against Seismic Forces; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 MR Fluid; 2.1 X-Ray Diffraction Studies.
Summary This edited volume brings together findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of structural engineering, applied to buildings, bridges and infrastructures in general. It focuses on the application of advanced experimental and numerical techniques and new technologies to the built environment. This volume is part of the proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2017.
Other author Rodrigues, Hugo, editor.
Elnashai, Amr S., editor.
Calvi, G. M. (Gian Michele), editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Structural engineering -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
ISBN 9783319619149 (electronic bk.)
3319619144 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-61914-9