The Use of Tuned Mass Dampers for Reducing Structural Vulnerabilities During the Side Movements of Buildings with Reinforced Concrete Frames

Laurentiu Rece 1 , Naima Ezzaki 2 , Daniel Stoica 3 , and Victor Florin Jeflea 4
  • 1 Technical University of Civil Engineering, , Bucharest
  • 2 Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucarest,
  • 3 Technical University of Civil Engineering, , Bucharest
  • 4 Ovidius University of Constanţa,


The present article aims to point out, with the help of a comparative research, the efficiency of tuned mass dampers, modern variants of consolidation ensuring seismic structural safety, used for buildings with a reinforced concrete structure, designed and produced according to the new codes. Case studies were based on structural computations in the linear elastic field using the ETABS program.

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