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One of them is applied, in this paper, to a case study focused on a multi-bay, multi-storey plane frame with assigned locations for the potential plastic hinges. Introduction Just one decade ago, Model Order Reduction (MOR)  was a must in achieving the solution of large-size dynamic structural problems. Today, MOR, which offers a low computational effort coupled with the ability to estimate the input-output map of the original system in an important region of the input space, remains a viable way toward real time control situations and/or the solution of problems (optimization and reliability) where several repeated analyses must be carried out.
0372 Table 2– The rms values obtained for different choices of β, for model III) (21 degrees of freedom). rms (Eq. 0339 It is seen that the better accuracy in terms of rms is achieved for the value β = 15. 5 Rotation 1 x 10 -10 Figure 2: Full model with 54 degrees of freedom plus 2 hysteresis variables at the bottom of the first floor external columns. 03 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Time [s] Figure 3: Full model with 54 degrees of freedom plus 2 hysteresis variables: comparison of the horizontal displacements at the top of the first storey columns: the plot of the time history obtained for the external column is plotted over those of the other columns.
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