STRUCTURAL RESPONSE OF TRAVELING SEISMIC WAVES

A new methodology for analyzing the three-dimensional response of soil/structure systems to traveling seismic waves is described and used to analyze a single-span bridge subjected to incident plane sh-waves. The analysis results demonstrate the importance of traveling wave effects and show how the excitation frequency and direction of incidence of the seismic waves influence the three-dimensional response characteristics of this bridge/soil system.

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  • Accession Number: 00308829
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1980 12:00AM