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Continuing work on these BRB connection issues is in progress. BRBs are one of the most promising alternatives for both seismic design of new structures and seismic retrofitting. Additional alternative BRB elements are being developed with time (Merritt et al. 2003a, b), and this is reducing the cost of these patented systems. BRBs can significantly improve the seismic performance of many structures. 11 Typical gusset plate connections for a CBF. US have employed these elements in recent years.
9. This is accomplished by encasing the slender brace bar to prevent lateral deformation and buckling without bonding the bar to the encasing element. This ensures that the yield strengths of the bar develop in both tension and compression and the deterioration in stiffness and resistance due to buckling is avoided. It increases the inelastic energy dissipation, improves axial yield performance and permits development of large inelastic axial deformations. 10 compares a typical axial force-deformation hysteresis curve for a BRB (Fig.
The low permeability of such concretes should provide adequate corrosion protection. In particular, for more extreme exposure to chlorides, a high-performance silica fume concrete should provide good protection. There are two reasons for this. A low water/binder silica fume concrete has very low permeability, making the ingress of chloride ions difficult. As well, such concretes have high electrical resistivity (about an order of magnitude higher than that of ordinary concrete), which reduces the chloride diffusion rate.
Advanced Civil Infrastructure Materials. Science, Mechanics and Applications by H. Wu (Eds.)