Mechanical models for shear behavior in high damping rubber bearings

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Mechanical models for shear behavior in high damping rubber bearings. / Markou, Athanasios; Manolis, George D.

In: SOIL DYNAMICS AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, Vol. 90, 2016, p. 221-226.

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title = "Mechanical models for shear behavior in high damping rubber bearings",
abstract = "High damping rubber bearings have been in use for seismic isolation of buildings worldwide for almost 30 years now. In the present work, a brief introduction to the process leading to their manufacturing is first given. Next, a series of novel 1D mechanical models for high damping rubber bearings is proposed, based on the combination of simple and well-known rheological models. These models are calibrated against a set of harmonic tests at strain amplitudes up to 200{\%}. Extension of the models to bidirectional horizontal motion and to time-varying vertical loads is the subject of ongoing work.",
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