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Simple Definition of the Corner Periods

Simple Definition of the Corner Periods

Hi guys,

I am currently getting myself familiar with Earthquake Design and am struggling to truly grasp the notion of corner periods when describing response spectra.

Can someone please provide a simple explanation of both T1 and T2?

FYI - I am designing to the Australian Standard AS1170.4.

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Surely someone has something to add...???

RE: Simple Definition of the Corner Periods

Try this page of this book: Link.

It's about the changes from the constant acceleration region to the constant velocity and displacement regions.

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