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Title: Recent Research and Development of Structural Control in Japan
Authors: Ikeda, Yoshiki
Yamamoto, Masashi
Furuhashi, Takeshi
Kurino, Haruhiko
Author's alias: 池田, 芳樹
山本, 雅史
古橋, 剛
栗野, 治彦
Keywords: large earthquake
new damper
practical applications
seismic retrofitting
structural control
Issue Date: Jul-2019
Publisher: Wiley
Journal title: Japan Architectural Review
Volume: 2
Issue: 3
Start page: 219
End page: 225
Abstract: In Japan, structural control is widely recognized as a fundamental technology for exceeding the performance limitations of conventional earthquake/wind-resistant buildings. Over the last three decades, research and development (R & D) has been implemented in construction, mechanical industries, and universities. Additionally, many types of control strategies have been proposed through theoretical, experimental, and numerical investigations. In comparison with other countries, Japan has successfully and rapidly developed remarkable engineering applications for actual buildings using advanced structural control technologies, because Japanese construction companies promote R & D in cooperation with mechanical industries, structural design offices, and universities. This review paper introduces the recent structural control advances in Japan. The state-of-the-art report is based on papers published by the Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ), the Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, articles published in a structural engineering magazine, the special theme sessions at the 7th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM), and other relevant information. The key research directions are the simplification of control laws and mechanical devices, high performance with either little or no energy supply, device magnification, use of structural frames and sub-structures, new materials, adaptability, and cautious uses serving various purposes.
Rights: © 2019 The Authors. Japan Architectural Review published by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd on behalf of Architectural Institute of Japan This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution‐NonCommercial‐NoDerivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non‐commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2433/242999
DOI(Published Version): 10.1002/2475-8876.12081
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