Tag Archives: Base Isolation

Base Isolation System: Outline on Principles, Types, Advantages & Applications

Base Isolation System: An Outline on Principles, Types, Advantages & Applications What is Base isolation? Base isolation is a state-of-the-art method in which the structure (superstructure) is separated from the base (foundation or substructure) by introducing a suspension system between the base and the main structure.   In context of seismic design of structures, base… Read More »

Control Systems for Seismic Protection of Structures – Seminar

Control Systems for Seismic Protection of Structures – Seminar Submitted By: Mahesh Chand Sharma Introduction Civil engineering structures located in environments where earthquakes or large wind forces are common will be subjected to serious vibrations during their lifetime. These vibrations can range from harmless to severe with the later resulting in serious structural damage and… Read More »