SEISMIC ISOLATOR

MISE-UIBM

Patent number: 0001414213

Abstract
Seismic isolator (1) comprising at least a first cradle (11/12) and a second cradle (12/13), the cradles being positioned one over the other, each cradle housing respectively a first (R1A – R1C) and a second (R2A – R2C) group of rollers, wherein axes of rotation of the rollers of the first group are mutually parallel and lying in a first plane, wherein axes of rotation of the rollers of the second group are mutually parallel and lying in a second plane parallel to the first plane, and wherein the axes of rotation of the rollers of the first group are offset with respect to the axes of rotation of the rollers of the second group.

Keywords
Passive control, base isolation, visco-elastic behavior, rubber–steel contact.

Inventors        
Prof.ssa Dora Foti

Contact person
Prof. Dora Foti
E-mail: dora.foti@poliba.it
Tel: +390805963771