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


Jaimin K Shah, Dr. S.P. Dalal
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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.

Jaimin K Shah, Dr. S.P. Dalal

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

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April - 2018
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2018-04-10 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
46-52 CE008   Technoscience Academy

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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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