Seismic Response of RC Building with and without Infill Walls Considering Nonlinearity of Soil

P. S. Bhurse*, S. S. Sanghai**
* Departmental Civil Engineering, Tulsiramji Gaikwad-Patil College of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
** Department of Civil Engineering, G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Periodicity:June - August'2019


In the last few years, the tall, proportioned and irregular structure exhibits more risks during earthquakes. This happens mainly due to seismic influence and local field response, which get transfer to the structure and vice versa. This can be clarified by the soil structure interaction and infill strut panel analysis. In this paper, G+3 and G+7 storey buildings with the isolated foundation system are considered for analysis. The soil model assumed homogenous three diverse soil strata. The reaction of the structure in terms of Soil Structure Interaction (SSI) parameters underneath dynamic loading for wellknown foundation systems and provided infill strut panel to the structure has been considered and evaluated the soil structure interaction. A relative and parametric study is conceded out with the help of joint displacement, axial force, maximum bending moment, shear force, fundamental time period, etc.


Infill Walls, Soil Structure Interaction (SSI), Time History Analysis, Equivalent Diagonal Strut Method.

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Bhurse, P. S., & Sanghai, S. S. (2019). Seismic Response of RC Building With and Without Infill Walls Considering Nonlinearity of Soil, i-manager's Journal on Structural Engineering, 8(2), 9-18.


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