Experimental study on increasing damping capacity of bearing walls for steel framed houses

Takehiro Wakita, Yasuo Kataoka, Satsuya Soda

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The purpose of this study is to increase damping capacity of bearing walls for steel framed houses. In this paper, a simple method using visco-elastic material is proposed for this purpose. Damping property is evaluated by full-scale test of bearing walls subject to dynamic and static load.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-50
Number of pages4
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes



  • Damping property
  • Shaking table test
  • Steel framed house
  • Visco-elastic material

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Architecture

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