Modes of Building Failure - Purdue University

Modes of Building Failure - Purdue University

Modes of Building Failure Connections between failure modes observed in shake table testing of models in building contest and earthquake damage to actual buildings L. Braile, Purdue University, October 2003 (for additional information and sources see EQ

Hazards and Photos links at: http://www.eas.purdue.edu/~braile/indexlinks/educ.htm) Intensity of shaking decreases

with distance from epicenter (MM Intensity scale).

M6.7, 1994 Northridge, California earthquake

Intensity of shaking decreases with distance from epicenter

(Peak horizontal acceleration). M6.7, 1994 Northridge,

California earthquake Intensity of shaking

decreases with distance from epicenter (star; USGS Shake Map).

M6.7, 1994 Northridge, California earthquake

Soft first story failure Soft first story failure Weak story

failure, Kobe, 1995 Building shifted off foundation

Column failure Bending

Bending Inadequate connection to uprights High center of mass, resonance

Falling objects Falling objects, partial wall

collapse Falling objects, partial wall collapse Liquefaction, ground failure

Liquefaction, ground failure Liquefaction, ground failure

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