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Analysis And Investigation Of Seismic Behavior For Multistory -pavilion Ancient Pagodas In China

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Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR010131

Volume

55

Pages

9

Published

2001

Size

831 kb

Author(s)

J. Yuan & S.Li

Abstract

This paper introduces the architectural form, structural system, building materials, ground treatment methods, and seismic constructional measures of multistory-pavilion pagodas in seismic regions, analyzes the construction principle and seismic behavior of this kind of pagodas. It tries to give an objective reference to the similar ancient pagodas or buildings for seismic assessment, repair, and strengthening. 1. The architectural form and structural system of multistory pavilion pagodas Multistory pavilion pagoda originated from the multistory and pavilion in China. Usually this kind of pagoda consists of four main parts, underground palace, pedestal, body, and laksata ™ (Fig.l). The underground palace and pedestal were built of stone or bricks. Most of the early tim

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