Nonlinear analysis of initially leaned reinforced concrete chimney under seismic excitations

Vol. 525 (5) 2016 / piątek, 26 października, 2018

(in Polish)

P. Bońkowski,
Z. Zembaty,
M. Yan Minch

DOI: 10.15199/33.2016.05.14

Volume 525; Issue 5
Pages 32-33
Accepted for publication: 22.03.2016 r.

The article presents capacity and dynamic response analysis of a reinforced concrete chimney under simultaneous seismic actionand initial leaning of the chimney. The chimneywas subjected to dead load and localwind effects aswell as the seismic excitations. An analysis of the effect of leaning of the chimney and its dynamic response was carried out using the familiar El Centro, 1940 accelerogram. The seismic response due simultaneous action of leaning and seismic excitations was analyzed using Eurocode 8 specific safety criteria. In addition response to strong mine tremor record and design response spectrum load of the mine quakes was computed and analyzed.

Keywords: chimneys, seismic actions, nonlinear analysis, mining damages, structure leaning.
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Piotr Bońkowski, MSc. Eng. - Opole University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Zbigniew Zembaty, Prof. - Opole University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Maciej Yan Minch, Ph. D., Eng. - Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering

Piotr Bońkowski, MSc. Eng.

Full paper is available at Publisher house SIGMA-NOT Sp. z o.o. webpage

DOI: 10.15199/33.2016.05.14