Dynamic seismic analysis of bridge using response spectrum and time history methods


  • Marame Brinissat Széchenyi István University, Department of Mechatronics and Machine Design Egyetem tér 1, 9026 Győr, Hungary
  • Rajmund Kuti Széchenyi István University, Department of Mechatronics and Machine Design Egyetem tér 1, 9026 Győr, Hungary
  • Zouhir Louhibi Djillali Liabes University, Department of Civil Engineering Sidi Bel Abbes, 22000, Algeria




response spectrum, plastic hinge, time history, artificial accelerograms


Dynamic analysis is very important to better understand the performance of structural elements of a bridge. For this purpose, a seismic analysis of an Algerian highway bridge designed with the new Algerian seismic bridge regulation (RPOA -2008) was carried out using linear and nonlinear analyses. Therefore, response spectrum, time history analyses were performed to evaluate the seismic responses of the designed bridge. The performance of the designed bridge is assessed using 10 ground motion records. The proposed methodology allows an efficient comparison of the seismic response of the bridge in terms of base shear forces, bending moment and displacements. Finally, the paper concludes with a discussion of the specific outcomes.


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Brinissat, M., Kuti, R., & Louhibi, Z. (2021). Dynamic seismic analysis of bridge using response spectrum and time history methods. Acta Technica Jaurinensis, 14(2), 171–185. https://doi.org/10.14513/actatechjaur.00595



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