Response of Multi-Storeyed Buildings Having Vertical Irregularities using ETABS
V. Shiva Kumar1, M. Manoj Kumar2

1V. Shiva Kumar*, Civil Department, Pallavi Engineering College, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India.
2M. Manoj Kumar, Civil Department, Pallavi Engineering College, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India. 

Manuscript received on September 16, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 536-540 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L34181081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3418.1081219
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Abstract: The objective of this research is to analyze the regular and vertical irregular buildings for understanding the response of vertically irregular buildings by using advanced software like ETABS. The analysis is carried out to understand the behaviour of the buildings by performing Non-Linear Dynamic analysis (Nonlinear Time-History Analysis) in software. The response of buildings is analyzed for three different irregularities, they are i) mass irregularity ii) stiffness irregularity iii) setback irregularity. The response of the vertically irregular buildings with regular building is done by considering the Base shear, Displacement and Story Drift of the buildings. The buildings which are irregular in plan will undergo to torsion effects easily because their centre of mass does not coincide with the centre of gravity, since the torsion will be developed in the building. When comes to the buildings which are irregular in elevation and located in seismic zones, the understanding of behaviour of such vertically irregular buildings will be difficult. It is a challenging task to the structural engineers to study the behaviour of vertically irregular buildings. This paper will provide the response of vertical irregular buildings so the engineers can design the buildings accordingly.
Keywords: Joint Displacement., Non-Linear Time History Analysis, Story Drift, Base Shear, Vertical Irregularity
Scope of the Article: Building Energy