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Earthquake analysis of IBS for single storey housing

Yunus, Siti Radiah (2007) Earthquake analysis of IBS for single storey housing. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

An earthquake is the motion or trembling of the ground produced by sudden displacement of rock in the Earth's crust and has the potential for causing a number of actions that may be hazardous. One of the constructions methods that may be able to take into account of earthquake effects in the design considerations is Industrialised Building System (IBS) due to its flexibility at joints and lateral stiffeners at bracing that able to absorb the vibrations. IBS is a building system in which structural components are manufactured in a factory or at site factory and then transported, assembled into a structure with minimal site wet work and erected on the site properly joined to form the final units. Single storey housing was analyzed by using Multiframe 4D software in this study. The structural modeling consist of conventional and IBS model. The analyses were carried out with and without seismic loads. The results were interpreted in order to determine the behaviour of each construction method to withstand the design loads and seismic loads.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Awam - Struktur)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2007; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Kadir Marsono
Uncontrolled Keywords:Industrialised building system (IBS), building system, earthquake analysis, single storey housing
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:6149
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:15 Sep 2008 08:31
Last Modified:02 Oct 2012 05:07

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