Author: Chan, W W
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Chan, W W
The paper describes a series of static and dynamic tests which were conducted with two full-scale steel chimneys at the Central Electricity Generating Board, National Tower Testing Station, Cheddar, in the autumn of 1966.
The paper describes a method for the dynamic analysis of complex frameworks assuming a distributed mass-stifiness criterion. When compared with the lumped mass-stiffness technique, the proposed method is more accurate for the detcrmination of the response and natural frequencies of such frameworks. Moreover, the lumped mass technique discusses only a limited number of vibration modes, depending on the number of lumped masses assumed by the idealized system. The proposed method, however, trcats the
framework as an infinite degrees of freedom system and thus will discuss all its possible modes of vibration. The method is also compared with the 'Duncan receptance technique' showing its superiority especially when dealing with highly redundant complex frameworks.
M.E. Mohsin and E.A. Sadek
The paper gives details of the distribution of moments and forces induced in the beams and columns of a large, rigid, multi-storey, steel-framed building, due solely to a vertical settlement of any column. The construction is described and a typical frame is
chosen and analysed elastically. From this empirical approach a pattern appears to emerge, and it is hoped that this information will be of use to engineers engaged in thc design of such buildings on difficult sites where sizeable differential scttlements may have to be accepted.
E. Litton and J.M. Buston