Comparison of Performance Based Plastic Design Method and Force Based design Method for Seismic Design of Zipper Braced Frame

Authors(2) :-Jaimin K Shah, Dr. S.P. Dalal

This paper present comparative study of seismic design consideration and design methodologies for steel Zipper braced frame by force based design method and performance based plastic design method. In force based design method (FBD), lateral force distribution are based on results of elastic- response studies. Performance based plastic design method (PBPD) is mainly based on pre - selected target drift and yield mechanism as performance criteria. PBPD depends on strong column- weak beam theory in which failure pattern is pre-determined. Zipper braced frame is similar to chevron frame, in which a zipper column is added between story beams to avoid use of deep beams.

Authors and Affiliations

Jaimin K Shah
P.G Student, GTU, SVIT Vasad, Anand, Gujarat, India
Dr. S.P. Dalal
Associate Professor, GTU, SVIT Vasad, Anand, Gujarat, India

Performance based plastic design, Force based design, zipper braced frame, Strong column-weak beam

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-10
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 46-52
Manuscript Number : CE008
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Jaimin K Shah, Dr. S.P. Dalal, " Comparison of Performance Based Plastic Design Method and Force Based design Method for Seismic Design of Zipper Braced Frame, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.46-52, March-April-2018.
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