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Static and dynamic tests of a full-scale steel-frame structure

Hanson, Robert D (1965) Static and dynamic tests of a full-scale steel-frame structure. California Institute of Technology . (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechEERL:1965.EERL.1965.002

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Abstract

Basic experimental data are presented for four tests performed on a full-scale steel-frame building: (1) Static unloading test, involving strain-gage measurements on structural members loaded by the vertical dead weight of the structure, (2) Strain-gage measurements of temperature-induced strains during a 24-hour period, (3) Strain-gage measurement of static strains caused by a lateral force applied by a cable, and (4) Dynamic resonance tests in which the structure was excited laterally by sinusoidal force generators. In connection with the interpretation of these experiments, measurements were also made of ground and structure vibrations caused by an adjacent power generation plant.


Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Group:Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory
Subject Keywords:Blair High School Gymnasium
Record Number:CaltechEERL:1965.EERL.1965.002
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechEERL:1965.EERL.1965.002
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ID Code:26520
Collection:CaltechEERL
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Deposited On:11 Jul 2002
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 13:59

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