A New Seismic-Isolation Device Applied in Continuous Beam Bridge
Continuous beam bridge was widely used, while seismic problem of it was prominent in meizoseismal area. According to seismic-isolation principle and mechanism of PSD, seismic performance of PSD were studied and the parameters of PSD were analyzed later, based on south approach of North Branch of Xia-Zhang Sea-Crossing Bridge. It was found that PSD, a combination of preloaded spring and liquid viscous damper, was an effective seismic-isolation device which could significantly reduce the seismic response of continuous beam bridge in longitudinal and transverse direction. Damper coefficient was the main parameter of PSD, while preloaded force, linear spring stiffness and damper index had a little effect on seismic performance of PSD.
Jianmin Zeng, Taosen Li, Shaojian Ma, Zhengyi Jiang and Daoguo Yang
B. Yan "A New Seismic-Isolation Device Applied in Continuous Beam Bridge", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 194-196, pp. 2008-2013, 2011