The Behavior of Flat Slab and Conventional RC Slab for Multi-Storey Buildings with Passive Energy Dissipating Devices Situated in High Seismic Zone
Mohd Aasim Ahmed1, H.S. Vidyadhar2

1Mohd Aasim Ahmed*, PG (Structural Engineering) Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, P.D.A College of Engineering, Kalaburgi, Karnataka, India.
2H.S. Vidyadhar, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, P.D.A College of Engineering, Kalaburgi, Karnataka, India.
Manuscript received on May 16, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on May 30, 2020. | Manuscript published on June 10, 2020. | PP: 518-523 | Volume-9 Issue-8, June 2020. | Retrieval Number: H6478069820//2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.H6478.069820
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Abstract: The disaster safe construction practice for an engineer is a most difficult job. Today we have witnessed these natural disasters at its peak. Even after all highly skilled techniques used for constructions these natural disasters-like floods, earthquake, landslides etc.… are not negotiable. However, we are learning lessons from these disasters and upgrading ourselves so that a resistant structure is constructed. Among these disasters, the less predictable the less comprehended and highly disastrous is an earthquake. Even after the development of technology this disaster is highly unpredictable. Conventional attempts to make a building earthquake resistance which do not collapse under strong seismic forces has proved to be satisfactory but these techniques will cause a damage to non-structural components such as glass, window, door etc.… (OR) even some times the failure of structural components which leads to non-functionality of a building, but it should be noted that building like corporate offices, call centers, hospitals etc.… must remain functional even after the earthquake. Hence special techniques are required to design the buildings to overcome above problem. Passive energy dissipating devices is the technique used to dissipate the energy incorporated in the building due to an earthquake. 
Keywords: ETABS, Flat Slab, Conventional RC Slab, Passive energy Dissipating Devices.
Scope of the Article: Energy Saving Building Materials