Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Tabriz,Tabriz,Iran

2 ,Civil Engineering, University of Tabriz,Tabriz,Iran


In this paper, the nonlinear-non-elastic behavior of the braced frames of the SCBF Special Center is compared with the BRBF anti-arc bracing brackets. Different structures with different numbers of floors, which were previously designed according to the existing regulations and the recommended behavior coefficient, were non-linear static analysis by OPENSEES software and their load-bearing and cyclic behavior were determined for both types of braces. The effect of stiffness strain percentage and the degree of initial geometric defect of the brace on the behavior of the structures were also investigated. Comparison of results indicates more formable and stable behavior of anti-buckling brace than normal brace. Also, the effect of primary geometric defect is significant only in the initial steps of displacement and the higher the percentage of strain strain strain, the more stable behavior structure against larger forces. it shows.


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