volume 235, issue 17-19, P2071-2086 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2005.05.013
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Abstract: In this paper, we present an analytical study for incorporating the effect of uncertainties in modal properties of uncoupled primary and secondary systems in the seismic analysis of non-classically damped coupled systems such as building piping by response spectrum method. Monte Carlo simulation is used to illustrate that the secondary system design response when defined at a non-exceedence probability of 0.84 over the individual responses obtained from multiple response spectrum analyses by considering uncer…

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