Wind-induced response control model for high-rise buildings based on resizing method

Se Woon Choi, Ji Hyun Seo, Hong Min Lee, Yousok Kim, Hyo Seon Park

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A variety of methods have been applied to reduce the effect of the wind-induced vibration of a high-rise building as the excessive wind-induced vibration at the top of a high-rise building can cause physical and psychological discomfort to the user or the residents. For structural engineers, the most effective approach to control the wind-induced responses of high-rise buildings would be to control the stiffness or natural frequency of the building. This paper presents a practical design model to control the wind-induced responses of a high-rise building. In the model, the stiffness of a high-rise building is maximized to increase the natural frequency of the building by the resizing algorithm. The proposed design model is applied to control the wind-induced vibration of an actual 37-storey building during the initial stage of its structural design.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-247
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Civil Engineering and Management
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Strategy and Management


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