Seismic Design and Assessment of Bridges: Inelastic Methods of Analysis and Case Studies

Seismic Design and Assessment of Bridges: Inelastic Methods of Analysis and Case Studies

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ISBN-13: 9789400795747
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 05/08/2014
Series: Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering , #21
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Contributors

1 Introduction
Andreas J. Kappos


2 Modelling of Bridges for Inelastic Analysis
M. Saiid Saiidi, Antonio Arêde, Donatello Cardone, Pedro Delgado, Mauro Dolce, Matej Fischinger, Tatjana Isaković, Stavroula Pantazopoulou, Gokhan Pekcan, Rui Pinho, and Anastasios Sextos

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Superstructure (Deck)
2.2.1 Deck Types, Sectional Layouts and Properties
2.2.2 The Role of Deck Modelling in Seismic Assessment
2.2.3 Effects of Skew and Curvature in Plan
2.2.4 Verification of Deck Deformation Demands

2.3 Bearings and Shear Keys
2.3.1 Modelling of Bearings
2.3.2 Mechanical Bearings (Steel Bearings)
2.3.3 Modern Bearing Types
2.3.4 Modelling of Shear Keys

2.4 Isolation and Energy Dissipation Devices

2.5 Piers
2.5.1 Modelling for Seismic Response of Columns in Reinforced Concrete Bridges
2.5.2 Finite Length Plastic Hinge Model
2.5.3 Distributed Flexibility Based Element Model
2.5.4 Two and Three-Dimensional FEM Discretizations
2.5.5 Example 1 on Fiber Model Application
2.5.6 Example 2 on Fiber Model Application
2.5.7 Analytical Modelling of Hollow Box Columns

2.6 Modelling of dynamic interaction between piers, foundation and soil
2.6.1 Pseudo-static Winkler approach
2.6.2 Linear Soil-Foundation-Bridge Interaction Analysis in the Time Domain
2.6.3 Nonlinear Soil-Foundation-Bridge Interaction Analysis in the Time Domain

2.7 Modelling of Abutment-Embankment-Superstructure Interaction
2.7.1 Simple P-y Relationships for Modelling Embankment-abutment Systems
2.7.2 Typical Bridges Studied
2.7.3 Modelling of the Abutment-Foundation-Backfill-Embankment Systems
2.7.4 Proposed P-y Relationships for Typical Abutment-Embankment Systems and Comparison with Caltrans Guidelines


3 Methods for Inelastic Analysis of Bridges
M. Nuray Aydınoğlu, Matej Fischinger, Tatjana Isaković, Andreas J. Kappos, and Rui Pinho

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Nonlinear Response History Analysis (NRHA) procedure

3.3 Nonlinear analysis procedures based on pushover analysis
3.3.1 General
3.3.2 Historical vs. contemporary implementation of pushover analysis

3.4 Single-mode pushover analysis procedures
3.4.1 Single-mode pushover analysis procedure with invariant load patterns: The N2 Method
3.4.2 Single-mode pushover analysis procedure with adaptive load or displacement patterns

3.5 Multi-mode pushover analysis procedures
3.5.1 Multi-mode procedure based on independent modal pushover analyses with invariant load patterns: The MPA (Modal Pushover Analysis) Method
3.5.2 Simultaneous multi-mode pushover procedure with modal adaptive displacement patterns: The Incremental Response Spectrum Analysis (IRSA) Method
3.5.3 Multi-mode procedures based on single-run pushover analysis with modal combined adaptive load or displacement patterns

4 Case studies and comparative evaluation of methods
Tatjana Isaković, Antonio Arêde, Donatello Cardone, Pedro Delgado, Matej Fischinger, Andreas J. Kappos, Nelson Vila Pouca, Rui Pinho, and Anastasios Sextos

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Basic parameters that influence the applicability of pushover methods

4.3 Case studies – comparison of alternative methods
4.3.1 Case study 1: Single-mode and multimodal pushover, and dynamic response history, analyses of bridges
4.3.2 Case study 2: Pushover and dynamic response history analyses of bridges
4.3.3 Case study 3: Comparison of four different NSPs in the assessment of continuous span bridges
4.3.4 Case study 4: Performance-based seismic assessment of simply supported deck bridges

4.4 Experimental evaluation of analytical methods
4.4.1 Applicability of analytical methods to the seismic analysis of RC bridge, experimentally tested on three shake tables
4.4.2 Numerical studies of RC bridge, supported by hollow box columns, which was tested pseudo-dynamically

5 Conclusions and Recommendations
Andreas J. Kappos and Tatjana Isaković

Index

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