Pseudo-dynamic test of the steel frame - Shear wall with prefabricated floor structure

  • Han, Chun (College of Civil Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology) ;
  • Li, Qingning (College of Civil Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology) ;
  • Jiang, Weishan (College of Civil Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology) ;
  • Yin, Junhong (College of Civil Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology) ;
  • Yan, Lei (College of Civil Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology)
  • Received : 2015.03.25
  • Accepted : 2015.10.19
  • Published : 2016.02.10


Seismic behavior of new composite structural system with a fabricated floor was studied. A two-bay and three-story structural model with the scale ratio of 1/4 was consequently designed. Based on the proposed model, multiple factors including energy dissipation capacity, stiffness degradation and deformation performance were analyzed through equivalent single degree of freedom pseudo-dynamic test with different earthquake levels. The results show that, structural integrity as well as the effective transmission of the horizontal force can be ensured by additional X bracing at the bottom of the rigidity of the floor without concrete topping. It is proved that the cast-in-place floor in areas with high seismic intensity can be replaced by the prefabricated floor without pouring surface layer. The results provide a reliable theoretical basis for the seismic design of the similar structural systems in engineering application.


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