Parametric Study on Seismic Performance of Spherical RC Domes

Gholamrezaie, Amir | 2016

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  1. Type of Document: M.Sc. Thesis
  2. Language: Farsi
  3. Document No: 48442 (09)
  4. University: Sharif University of Technology
  5. Department: Civil Engineering
  6. Advisor(s): Vafaei, Abolhassan; Mofid, Massoud
  7. Abstract:
  8. The present parametric study discusses the effective factors on seismic performance of spherical RC domes. For this perpose, a series of domes with different spans, a variety of contact angles (the angle between the bottom of the sphere and the center of the sphere), openings with different areas and various support condition are studied. Then the value of response modification factor and it's components is determined to take into account the effect of each component. The results obtained indicated that the response modification factor increases as the contact angle enhances. However, the span of domes insignificantly affects the value of response modification factor.also analysis on domes with circular openings located on the crest of dome, indicated that an increase in the area of opening decreases the value of response modification factor
  9. Keywords:
  10. Seismic Performance ; Parametric Study ; Response Modification Factor (R) ; Spherical Domes ; Spherical Reinforced Concrete Dome

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