Performance Evaluation of Various Shapes of Shear Wall using Response Spectrum Analysis
Richa Gupta1, AlfiaBano2
1Richa Gupta, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Raipur, Chhattisgarh (India).
2Dr. Alfia Bano, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Raipur, Chhattisgarh (India).

Manuscript received on 05 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 12 May 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 May 2019 | PP: 3246-3251 | Volume-8 Issue-1, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1946058119/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: In the present era, with the advancement of infrastructure, earthquake engineering has a vital role to play. As and when an earthquake occurs, we encounter something new and the profession grows to accommodate it. In researches as well as in practices designers are mostly concerned with structures that would be safe in the sense of surviving a seismic event along with minimum number of casualties. In2001, Bhuj earthquake most of the structures collapsed resulting in loss of lives and property. However, to minimise the effect of earthquake in structures, shear wall acts as a boon to safeguard the structure impacting greater stability. The work presented in this paper focuses on the performance of various shapes of shear wall in zone 5 namely: L-shaped, I-shaped, Rectangular-shaped & C-shaped. In this study G+6, G+16 and G+25 storeyed building is modelled and analysed for lateral displacement, storey stiffness, storey drift using ETABS-2016 software. The analysis of the building is done by using response spectrum method and the results obtained from this method are plotted graphically.
Keywords: Storey Stiffness, Storeydrift, Response Spectrum Method.

Scope of the Article: Measurement & Performance Analysis