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US20120047822 EARTHQUAKE FORCE ABSORPTION SYSTEM  
A system installed in building foundations to absorb forces from earthquakes. The earthquake force absorption system includes a footing structure extending into a foundation hole, an anchoring...
US20140157690 BUILDING  
A building is provided in which safety, comfort, and economic efficiency are improved by an enclosed structure and by shielding from an exterior. The building has a foundation 3, a wall 8 standing...
US20110056151 WINDTURBINE SUPPORT TOWER WITH PENDULUM-DAMPING MEANS  
The present invention relates to a tower (12) configured to support a wind turbine (18, 20). The tower (12) comprises a mass assembly (22) suspended by suspension apparatus (24) from the tower...
US20120117894 SHOCK SUPPRESSOR  
A shock suppressor has a first base, a second base and a connecting device. The second base is parallel to the first base. The connecting device is slidably mounted between the first base and...
US20120096779 SHOCK SUPPRESSOR  
A shock suppressor has a first base, a second base and a connecting device. The second base is parallel to the first base. The connecting device is slidably mounted between the first base and...
US20050257451 Moment frame links wall  
A lateral bracing system having high initial stiffness and including yield links capable of effectively dissipating stresses generated within the lateral bracing system under lateral loads.
US20140318043 Class of Bearings to Protect Structures from Earthquake and Other Similar Hazards  
A class of bearings, each of them can be used as a connector to connect two parts in a structural system and as a supporter to transfer loads from one part to another, for examples, gravity of a...
US20090145058 Seismic reinforcing structure to distribution panel mounted on a raised access floor without transfer or power interruption  
A seismic reinforcing structure is disclosed, which is for a power supplying distribution panel or panelboard mounted on a raised access floor system in order to reinforce a seismic capacity. More...
US20140311060 METHODS AND APPARATUS OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION RESISTING EARTHQUAKE AND FLOOD DAMAGE  
A three part foundation system for supporting a building is described. Three part foundation systems can include a containment vessel, which constrains a buffer medium to an area above the...
US20130042538 LOW COST HURRICANE AND EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT HOUSE  
A low-cost hurricane and earthquake resistant house structure includes a rounded shape external wall constructed of a plurality of circumferentially adjacent wall segments, each secured to an...
US20080229684 Hydraulic jack systems to be installed to the outrigger to perimeter column joints to automatically adjust differential column shortening and provide additional structural damping  
Disclosed is a novel connection structure of an outrigger and a perimeter column. The connection structure has a function of automatically absorbing differential column shortening which is...
US20130074427 ENERGY DISSIPATING METAL PLATE AND BUILDING STRUCTURE  
A energy dissipating metal plate joins a pair of target members and exhibits energy dissipating performance corresponding to a relative displacement between the target members. The energy...
US20080047210 Padding device for heavy equipment  
An improved lightweight padding device for heavy equipment with improved corrosion protection and abrasion resistance wherein the padding device has a planar top, a planar bottom and four sides...
US20110023387 FRAMES FOR SUPPORTING SERVICE CELLS  
A frame for supporting one or more cells that provide one or more services to a site. The frame includes a plurality of footings disposed on the site and a frame assembly disposed on the footings....
US20100083591 Billiard mode aseismatic architecture  
The invention is directed to develop for Billiard Mode Aseismatic Architecture converting earthquake vibration into idling operation as well as rotating operation by use of sphere pillars and...
US20120174500 Frictional Non Rocking Damped Base Isolation System To Mitigate Earthquake Effects On Structures  
The system described herein consists of a seismic isolator and a damping device. The system is used to isolate structures from seismic forces and further reduces transmitted forces via the seismic...
US20080016794 Self-Centering Energy Dissipative Brace Apparatus With Tensioning Elements  
The present invention generally relates to a self-centering energy dissipative brace apparatus. A bracing system is often needed to stabilize, strengthen or stiffen structures such as buildings...
US20090158676 AIR-FLOATING-TYPE BASE ISOLATION DEVICE WHICH USES A SLIDING EXPANDING PIPE SHIELDING MATERIAL  
An air-floating-type base isolation system having a plurality of air chambers defined and surrounded by a sliding expanding pipe shielding material. A groove in one plate receives a sliding...
US20150159370 SEISMIC ISOLATION ASSEMBLY  
A seismic isolation assembly is defined by a first support plate and a second support plate disposed in parallel relation with a spacing being provided between the support plates. The first...
US20130042546 Seismic base isloation and energy dissipation device  
Seismic base isolation and energy dissipation device using a plurality of swing plate's that are placed on a central wall. This arrangement creates a strong load bearing swing beam that moves in...
US20080098670 Earthquake resistant building foundation  
An earthquake resistant building foundation includes a receptacle having a number of apertures each for slidably receiving a shaft, one or more spring members disposed below the receptacle for...
US20110308175 BUILDINGS SEISMIC ISOLATION AND SNUBBER SYSTEM FOR A SEISMIC ISOLATION MECHANISM INSTANTLY ACTIVATED  
A building's seismic isolation and snubber system for a seismic isolation mechanism instantly activated includes sensors, a processing unit, absorber systems, hydraulic oil pressure systems and...
US20100107519 PERFORATED PLATE SEISMIC DAMPER  
Disclosed are apparatus and systems for absorbing seismic energy through non-linear yielding as a structure experiences lateral displacement. A seismic damper according to embodiments of the...
US20150128510 POLYGONAL SEISMIC ISOLATION SYSTEMS  
The invention is drawn to a methods and systems employing at least one seismic isolation bearing having a substantially polygonal shape in a top and/or bottom view. Preferably the polygonal shape...
US20060174555 Sliding Pendulum Seismic Isolation System  
An inventive method is presented for a sliding pendulum seismic isolation system that reduces seismic forces on the supported structure and reduces the costs of the isolation bearings, seismic...
US20140059951 STRUCTURAL PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR BUILDINGS  
An energy dissipation system for structural protection of buildings includes at least one structure with a base, a second base fixed to the ground, an energy dissipation device, and a lever...
US20100095608 SLIDING PENDULUM SEISMIC ISOLATOR  
A sliding pendulum seismic isolator (1) comprises a lower sliding element (2) provided with a concave surface (2a) facing upwards, an upper sliding element (3) provided with a concave surface (3a)...
US20150107166 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING BASE ISOLATION AGAINST SEISMIC ACTIVITY  
A seismic isolation system including a base plate having a textured top surface and a top plate positioned above the base plate having a non-textured bottom surface, wherein desired coefficients...
US20120167490 STRUCTURAL PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR BUILDINGS  
A structural protection system of buildings is described, comprising at least one bearing structure (2) connected with at least one wall of said building (E). The bearing structure (2) is rigidly...
US20090094906 SEISMIC ISOLATION APPARATUS AND STRUCTURE HAVING SEISMIC ISOLATION APPARATUS  
To provide a seismic isolation apparatus which, as well as widening an applicable shaking range, can be easily configured and is low in height, a seismic isolation apparatus is configured of a low...
US20140245670 ISOLATING DEVICE, METHOD OF REPLACING ISOLATING STRUCTURE PART AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING LOAD OF ISOLATING STRUCTURE  
Provided are an isolating device, a method of replacing an isolating structure part, and a method of controlling a load of the isolating structure part. The isolating device disposed between an...
US20120167491 ENERGY ABSORBING SYSTEM FOR SAFEGUARDING STRUCTURES FROM DISRUPTIVE FORCES  
The invention is an energy absorbing system for safeguarding structures from disruptive forces, which may be implemented into structures or devices to provide protection from seismic motion,...
US20140026498 ANTISEISMIC SUPPORT  
The present invention concerns an anti-seismic support for supporting a construction engineering structure, which comprises a support (14) having a concave sliding surface (17) and a sliding block...
US20130180187 EARTHQUAKE RESISTING APPARATUS  
An earthquake resisting apparatus includes a load transmitting member which has a surface area larger than an installation area of an installation object, a movement limiting member which is...
US20100242380 ARRANGEMENT HAVING A SEISMICALLY REINFORCED COMPONENT  
The invention relates to an arrangement with an earthquake-proof, pole-type or tower-type projecting component (1) of an industrial plant. It preferably relates to an arrangement for the...
US20130152491 ANTISEISMIC SUPPORTING BASE BODY  
An antiseismic supporting base body, which has a bearing platform on its upper surface and a main foundation below the bearing platform, wherein the main foundation has an antiseismic body, the...
US20070283635 SEISMIC CONTROL BEARING DEVICE AND SEISMIC CONTROL SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME  
Provided are a seismic control bearing device capable of absorbing and/or blocking vibration energy transmitted to structures due to earthquakes, and so on, as well as actively controlling various...
US20130104467 VIBRATION DAMPING DEVICE  
A vibration damping device for suppressing vibrations of a structure includes: a slide body mechanism having a concave slide body and a convex slide body which are fixed to the structure and are...
US20070044395 Seismic isolator with variable curvature  
A seismic isolator includes a slider, and a path with non-fixed curvature; the path is positioned on a base; the slider is placed on the path, and bears the weight of a super-structure; the path...
US20080120927 Shock suppressor  
A shock suppressor has a first base, a second base, a sliding holder assembly and a connecting device. The first base has an elongated first sliding channel in a first direction. The second base...
US20140318042 SUPPORT FOR ANTISEISMIC PROTECTION  
This seismic protection support comprises a lower supporting base that is intended to be rested or fixed on the ground, an upper table intended to carry an object to be protected against an...
US20170009447 TUNED SLOSHING DAMPER WITH BOTTOM-MOUNTED RIBS  
A system for damping movement of a structure. The system includes an enclosure located in the structure in a predetermined position therein and having side walls and a floor. A liquid is...
US20160333576 Multi-walled swing plate and swing beam  
Seismic base isolation and energy dissipation device using a plurality of multi-walled swing plate's that are placed on many central walls that are attached to a base support structure. This...
US20160305145 Methods and Apparatus of Building Construction Resisting Earthquake and Flood Damage  
A three part foundation system for supporting a building is described. Three part foundation systems can include a containment vessel, which constrains a buffer medium to an area above the...
US20160298352 SYSTEM FOR MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF A SEISMIC EVENT  
A building structure having one or more of stories and including at least two columns supporting a first of the stories; where at least one of the columns is supported by at least one brace having...
US20160265212 PRECAST SEGMENT, STACKING STRUCTURE AND ENERGY DISSIPATION COLUMN THEREOF  
A precast segment suitable for block-stacking concept is disclosed. The precast segment includes a first surface, an opposite second surface, plural through holes, and plural male-female...
US20160215496 STAIR EXPANSION JOINT SYSTEM WITH FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT BETWEEN LANDINGS  
A stair system with freedom of movement between landings associated therewith includes a connection system configured to connect stairs to a landing associated with a construction, wherein the...
US20160130805 SEISMIC ISOLATION ASSEMBLY  
A seismic isolation assembly is defined by a first support plate and a second support plate disposed in parallel relation with a spacing being provided between the support plates. The first...
US20160017565 EARTHQUAKE PROOF BUILDING SYSTEM  
A building system that eliminates earthquake's destructive effect includes the 1st Foundation enables the building to hold on the ground, the 2nd-Foundation moves on the 1st-Foundation, the...
US20150315805 SEISMIC ISOLATION SYSTEM  
A seismic isolation building system, and method thereof, for buildings and other structures that is well suited to protect lightweight low rise buildings including houses against earthquakes,...

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