A Review on Seismic Analysis of RCC Building with Soft Storey at Different Level

Authors

  • Alhat Sneha Dnyaneshwar Master of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, JSPM's Imperial College of Engineering and Research, Pune, India
  • D. N. Mandlik Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, JSPM's Imperial College of Engineering and Research, Pune, India
  • V. P. Bhusare Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, JSPM's Imperial College of Engineering and Research, Pune, India
  • N. V. Khadake Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, JSPM's Imperial College of Engineering and Research, Pune, India

Keywords:

Soft storey, Earthquake, Storey drift, Displacement, Bracings, Shear walls

Abstract

The seismic study results, which are stated as a demand for storey drift and a falling fragility curve, Despite the reality that multistorey buildings with open ground are naturally prone to collapse under seismic loads, their construction is widespread in developing nations for social and practical reasons. The research is conducted in this work utilizing a variety of building models, including ground-floor construct using shear wall and first-floor soft storey construct with steel transversal reinforcing. In India, the most popular kind of building is masonry infill reinforced concrete (RC). The lack of brick infill with the first level is a characteristic shared by multi-storey constructions. This is largely to accommodate renters' parking requirements. This characteristic produces a visible susceptibility in the case of a large earthquake because to the abrupt decrease in rigidity. Even though soft level may occur on any flooring, it is most often seen on that. Richter magnitude earthquakes in India demonstrated the sensitivity of soft storey structures, with numerous buildings with this kind of vertical irregularity collapsing entirely owing to the collapse of storey shear structural components. Numerous studies of soft level structures and concrete infill buildings have been undertaken in India after that little earthquake. In a soft storey building, the first storey has a surprisingly low lateral stiffness in compared to the succeeding storey, which are filled using masonry, results in a concentrated of significant seismic forces, plastic hinge, and, as a result, greater drift demand at that level. Researchers and building codes advocate for minimizing vertical abnormalities in structures, even if these structures are created after rigorous seismic analysis. Although soft storey constructions are exposed to significant deformation, it is important to do a substantially nonlinear histories analysis and then a nonlinear analysis to determine their performances.

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Published

08-02-2022

How to Cite

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A. S. Dnyaneshwar, D. N. Mandlik, V. P. Bhusare, and N. V. Khadake, “A Review on Seismic Analysis of RCC Building with Soft Storey at Different Level”, IJRESM, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 16–19, Feb. 2022.

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