Seismic Behaviour of Flat Slabs in High Rise Building
Niranjan Chaudhary1, Nitin Verma2

1Niranjan Chaudhary, M.E. Student, Department of Civil Engineering, Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India.
2Nitin Verma, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India.
Manuscript received on January 18, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 29, 2020. | Manuscript published on February 10, 2020. | PP: 2120-2127 | Volume-9 Issue-4, February 2020. | Retrieval Number: D1534029420/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.D1534.029420
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Abstract: In the modern era, the growth of population has influenced the construction of high rise buildings day by day. The construction of the building structures with conventional RC slabs are in the public eye since many decades. Although it has more stiffness and minimizes the large moments occurred due to the applied loads, it does not have the advantages in terms of architectural flexibility, easier formwork and shorter construction period compared to the flat slabs. This developing technique of flat slabs construction improves aesthetical and structural aspect of tall building, offices, hospitals, shopping malls etc. As this is considered to be beamless slab, it has less shear strength and less stiffness compared to the conventional slabs. Due to its huge advantages, it is common in both the construction of regular and irregular buildings nowadays. From Structural engineer’s point of view, the flat slabs should be adopted with other structural component like shear walls and bracings for better results. The main motive of the present work is to compare and observe the seismic behaviour of regular and different configuration of irregular building in zone V by using different types of flat slabs. The considered G+13 storied buildings were analyzed with flat plate, drop panel, column head and combination of column head & drop panel by using E-tabs 17.0.1 software. The nonlinear time history method was carried out to observe the different parameters like story displacement, story drift, story shear, base shear and time period following the guidelines of IS 1893 (Part 1): 2016 
Keywords: Flat Plate, Drop Panel, Column Head, Nonlinear Time History Analysis, Irregular Building, Story Displacement.
Scope of the Article: Building Energy