Back
 OJCE  Vol.6 No.4 , September 2016
Evaluation of Regular Multistory Buildings Using IBC2009 Code and ESEE Regulations by Pushover Analysis Method
Abstract: For structural design and assessment of reinforced concrete members, the nonlinear analysis has become an important tool. The purpose of the pushover analysis is to assess the structural performance by estimating the strength and deformation capacities using static, nonlinear analysis and comparing these capacities with the demands at the corresponding performance levels. This paper aims to compare the results given by IBC2009 code and ESEE regulations. In this paper, four RC frames having 5, 15, 20 and 30 storeys were designed for seismicity according to both the recently adopted seismic code in Abu Dhabi (IBC2009) and the ESEE regulations. A pushover analysis is carried out for these buildings using SAP2000 (Ver. 15) and the ultimate capacities of the buildings are established. The obtained pushover curves and plastic hinges distributions are used to compare between the IBC2009 code and ESEE regulations. The comparison showed that there was variation in the obtained results by the two codes and the buildings designed by IBC2009 code were more vulnerable.
Cite this paper: Sobaih, M. and Mousa, A. (2016) Evaluation of Regular Multistory Buildings Using IBC2009 Code and ESEE Regulations by Pushover Analysis Method. Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 6, 595-617. doi: 10.4236/ojce.2016.64049.
References

[1]   Sung, Y.C., Lin, T.K., Hsiao, C.C. and Lai, M.C. (2013) Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames Considering Shear Failure at Beam-Column Joints. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 12, 373-383.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11803-013-0179-8

[2]   Hassaballa, A.E., Ismaeil, M.A., Alzead, A.N. and Adam, F.M. (2014) Pushover Analysis of Existing 4 Storey RC Flat Slab Building. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 16, 242-257.
http://gssrr.org/index.php?journal=JournalOfBasicAndApplied&page=article&op=
download&path%5B%5D=2419&path%5B%5D=1789.


[3]   CSI. SAP2000 V-14 (2010) Integrated Finite Element Analysis and Design of Structures Basic Analysis Reference Manual. Computers and Structures Inc., Berkeley.

[4]   Maske Abhijeet, A., Maske Nikhil, A. and Shiras Preeti, P. (2014) Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures: A Case Study. International Journal of Advanced Technology in Engineering and Science (IJATES), 2, 118-128.
http://ijates.com/images/short_pdf/1413745743_P118-128.pdf

[5]   Choudhary, N. and Wadia, M. (2014) Pushover Analysis of R.C. Frame Building with Shear Wall. IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), 11, 9-13.
http://dx.doi.org/10.9790/1684-11250913
http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jmce/papers/vol11-issue2/Version-5/B011250913.pdf


[6]   Aleksieva Gergana (2015) Nonlinear Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Frame. International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering Research, 3, 156-163.

[7]   OpenSees (2006) Open System for Earthquake Engineering Simulation. Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley.

[8]   Kadlag, V.A. and Kenkar, K.S. (2016) Pushover Analysis of RC Frames by Considering Bay Width Variation of Structures. International Journal of Research, 3, 19-22.
http://edupediapublications.org/journals/index.php/IJR/article/view/4169/4005

[9]   Keerthan, M.S. and Jayashankar Babu, B.S. (2016) Seismic Performance Study of RC Frames with Mass Irregularity from Pushover Analysis. International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing, 6.
http://ijesc.org/upload/d1507dd4abde1944a06a3157798a32f2.Seismic%20Performance
%20Study%20of%20RC%20Frames%20with%20Mass%20Irregularity%20from
%20Pushover%20Analysis.pdf


[10]   IBC2009 (2009) International Building Code. International Code Council.

[11]   ESEE (1988) Regulations for Earthquake-Resistant Design of Buildings in Egypt. The Egyptian Society for Earthquake Engineering.

[12]   Mouzzoun, M., Moustachi, O., Taleb, A. and Jalal, S. (2013) Seismic Performance Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings Using Pushover Analysis. Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 5, 44-49.
http://dx.doi.org/10.9790/1684-0514449
http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jmce/papers/vol5-issue1/E0514449.pdf?id=2494


[13]   Raut, A.V. and Prasad, R.V.R.K. (2014) Pushover Analysis of G+ 3 Reinforced Concrete Building with Soft Storey. Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 11, 25-29.
http://dx.doi.org/10.9790/1684-11412529

[14]   Ashraf Habibullah, S.E. and Stephen Pyle, S.E. (1988) Practical Three Dimensional Nonlinear Static Pushover Analysis. Structure Magazine, 2.
http://computersandengineering.de/downloads/technical_papers/CSI/
PushoverPaper.pdf


[15]   American Society of Civil Engineering (2005) Minimum Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, (ASCE 7-05). Reston.

[16]   American Concrete Institute (2008) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-08) and Commentary. Farmington Hills.

[17]   Computer and Structures, Inc. (CSI) (2009) SAP2000/NL-PUSH Software Version 15.0. Computer and Structures, Inc., Berkeley.

[18]   Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA 356 (2000) Pre Standard and Commentary for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings.

 
 
Top