volume 228, issue 1-3, P319-343 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2003.06.028
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Abstract: The behaviour of a special isolating system for the Nuclear Island of an ADS Plant is here analysed, with a preliminary assessment of base isolation main effects on the building response to a typical earthquake excitation.After a general description of isolators and main principles of seismic isolation, the attention is focused upon the HDRB isolator and its major applications to date.The application to the ADS Plant is investigated through an iterative approach combining the results from a three-dimensional …

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