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Volume 149, 20182nd International Congress on Materials & Structural Stability (CMSS-2017)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Session 2 : Structures & Stability|
|Published online||14 February 2018|
Effect of spatial variability of ground motion on non-linear dynamic behavior of cable stayed bridges
Djelfa University, Faculté des Sciences et de la Technologie, Route de Moudjbara, 17000 Djelfa, Algeria
2 Ecole Nationale Polytechnique, Civil Engineering Department, Laboratory of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 10 Avenue des Frères Oudek, Hassen Badi, BP. 182, 16200, El Harrach, Algiers, Algeria
This present paper summarizes the main results of incoherence of Spatial Variability of Ground Motion (SVGM) component on the non-linear dynamic behavior of a Mila cable stayed bridge. The Hindy and Novack coherence model is developed for the present study in order to examine the SVGM on bridge responses, Nonlinear bridge responses are investigated in terms of transverse displacements and bending moments along the superstructure and substructure of the study bridge, as well as temporal variations of rotational ductility demands at the bridge piers ends under the incoherence SVGM component. The results are systematically compared with those obtained assuming uniform ground motion. As a general trend, it may be concluded that incoherence component of SVGM should be considered for the earthquake response assessments of cable-stayed bridges.
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