## ABSTRACT

Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas is a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of seismic resistant steel structures. It comprises a collection of papers presented at the seventh International Specialty Conference STESSA 2012 (Santiago, Chile, 9-11 January 2012), and includes the state-of-the-art in both theore

## TABLE OF CONTENTS

part |2 pages

Keynote lectures

chapter |12 pages

#### Keynote lectures Recent worldwide application of seismic isolation and energy dissipation to steel and other materials structures and conditions for their correct use

chapter |10 pages

#### Multistorey steel framed building damage from the Christchurch earthquake series of 2010/2011

chapter |8 pages

#### Seismic performance of steel structures during the 2010 Maule earthquake

part |2 pages

Analytical and experimental methods

chapter |8 pages

#### Estimation of the risk amplification in steel buildings subject to seismic actions using Monte Carlo simulation

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental and analytical modelling of seismic behaviour of braced framed structures with “zipper” mechanism

chapter |6 pages

#### Real-time hybrid simulations of a 3-story steel frame building with magneto-rheological dampers subject to strong ground motions

part |2 pages

Connection behavior

chapter |8 pages

#### Beam-to-column connection for built-up column using ultra-high-strength steel

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental study on mechanical behavior of weld-free steel structure with knee brace damper using square tube column

chapter |6 pages

#### On bottom steel plate to concrete anchorage in hybrid steel trussed concrete beams

chapter |8 pages

#### PTED beam-to-column connections for seismic resistant steel frames

part |2 pages

Design, fabrication and practice

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic design and experimental tests of an Italian cold formed steel structure

part |2 pages

Global behavior

chapter |6 pages

#### Global behavior Seismic performance of a high-rack warehouse structure with vertical and horizontal mass asymmetries

chapter |8 pages

#### Cyclic full-scale test of a two-story special steel beam-through braced frame for industrialized steel residential house

chapter |8 pages

#### Field measurements and numerical predictions of the dynamic properties of a low-rise steel building with a flexible steel roof deck diaphragm

chapter |6 pages

#### Residual stress and out-of-plumb effects on steel column seismic behaviour

part |2 pages

Member behavior

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental study on brittle fracture of buckling-restrained braces influences of core plate welding specifications and experimental temperatures

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental study on hysteretic behavior of thin-walled H-shaped steel beam-columns under compression and cyclic weak-axis bending

part |2 pages

Mixed and composite structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Mixed and composite structures Study on the shear strength of composite concrete and steel plate shear walls with binding bars

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental study on mechanical behavior of exposed-type square CFT column base with built-in reinforcing bars

chapter |8 pages

#### Strength of headed studs in composite structural connection with SFRCC

part |2 pages

Self-centering seismic systems

chapter |6 pages

#### Effects of energy dissipating capacity on seismic performance of self-centering structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Seismic performance of a steel Self-Centering Moment Resisting Frame: Hybrid simulations under DBE and MCE

part |2 pages

Passive, semi-active and active control

chapter |8 pages

#### Passive, semi-active and active control Hysteretic behavior of dissipative devices for seismic resistant steel frames (FUSEIS 2)

chapter |6 pages

#### Response analysis of a 12-story structural steel building with isolated base subjected to ground motion excitation

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic resistant composite steel frames with dissipative devices

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental analysis of partially buckling inhibited pure aluminium shear panels

part |2 pages

Performance-based design of structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Hysteretic model for steel energy absorbers and evaluation of a seismic design strategy using minimal-damage performance objectives

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of the strength in the seismic performance of steel frame buildings

part |2 pages

Seismic, wind and exceptional loads

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic, wind and exceptional loads Damage mechanism of thick fireproof coatings for steel members subjected to monotonic loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical simulation of collapse behavior of tall core-outrigger structures under severe earthquakes

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic-aeolian optimal design for wind turbine steel structures in Mexico

chapter |6 pages

#### Critical accelerations as descriptors of the vulnerability of steel tanks under seismic actions

part |2 pages

Strengthening, repair and monitoring

chapter |8 pages

#### Estimation of vibration characteristics of steel-structure buildings with damper based on seismic observation records

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic strengthening of R/C buildings with soft storey (pilotis) through dissipative steel links

part |2 pages

Miscellaneous