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An elastomeric seismic isolator.

Raizal Salfulnaz Muhammad Rashid. (2012) An elastomeric seismic isolator.

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Abstract

An elastomeric seismic isolator comprising: stacked high damping rubbers sandwiched by two steel plates forming a unit cell characterized in that the stacked high damping rubbers are alternately arranged and adhered with carbon fiber reinforced polymer plates. The above provision is advantageous as weight reduction of the isolator is possible since the carbon fiber reinforced polymer behaves identically with steel plates in terms of the elastic stiffness. Therefore, the reinforcement needed to provide the vertical stiffness be obtained by using the similar volume of very much lighter material.

Item Type:Patent
Keyword:Seismic isolation device; Building structure; Earthquake
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Engineering
Application Number:PI2012000681
Filing Date:2012-02-15
ID Code:33039
Deposited By: Suzila Mohamad Kasim
Deposited On:22 Dec 2014 13:42
Last Modified:22 Dec 2014 13:42

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