Open Ground Storey buildings (OGS) are commonly constructed in the UAE, since these buildings has some functional advantage as parking, shop etc. However, they can be a hazard during an earthquake. In this study, a real building located in Al Muraqqabatm Dubai is chosen. This building is a type of OGS building coupled with shearwall. To understand the behaviour and strength of buildings a non-linear Static Analysis (Pushover Analysis) is carried out to determine the force capacity by applying lateral load from different direction that will allows to evaluate the building beyond elastic range. Building frame were analysed, for bare frames and infilled frames. Seismostruct  software was used for analyses to understand as Lateral Displacement profile, Storey Shear, Storey Drift and Base-shear force, in a result to generate Capacity Curve for both frames.
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