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A variable stiffness bracing device


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Farzad Hejazi (2014) A variable stiffness bracing device. PI2014701608.

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The present invention relates to a variable stiffness bracing device comprising: a rectangular frame (100) having a solid quarter cylinder (101) at each angle of the rectangular frame (100); a pair of leaf spring (200) attached at each end of the rectangular frame (100) at the solid quarter cylinder (101); a steel rail (300) fixed on top middle of the rectangular frame (100); a core (400) fixed at the tip of each leaf spring (200), the core (400) is slidable along the steel rail (300); a cubic core (500) located in the middle of the core (400); and a rod cable (600) passes through each end of the rectangular frame (100) and the core (400) and ended at the cubic core (500) located in the middle of the core (400). The above provision is advantageous as the present invention deploys wholly mechanical in retrofitting and rehabilitation of structures.


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Item Type: Patent
Application Number: PI2014701608
Filing Date: 2014-06-16
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Keywords: Bracing device
Depositing User: Mohd Hafiz Che Mahasan
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2015 12:22
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 12:22
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/33939
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