Research on a New Type of Rolling Ball Isolator


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In this paper, a new type of rolling ball isolator was developed. The rolling ball isolator isolates horizontal earthquake with SMA dampers to restore to normal position, and dissipate energy. The optimization of SMA-Rolling ball isolator is studied. Adopt MATLAB to build the shear model, and contrasts the earthquake response between the isolated structure and the un-isolated structure.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 194-196)

Edited by:

Jianmin Zeng, Taosen Li, Shaojian Ma, Zhengyi Jiang and Daoguo Yang




J. Y. Sui et al., "Research on a New Type of Rolling Ball Isolator", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 194-196, pp. 1929-1932, 2011

Online since:

February 2011




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