Design for Earthquakes

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John Wiley & Sons, 1999 - Architecture - 363 pages
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This accessible guide to seismic design examines what earthquakes do to buildings and what can be done to improve building response to earthquakes. International examples and photographs are included as important learning aids in understanding the effects of earthquakes on structures.
 

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Contents

PART ONE BASIC CONSIDERATIONS
1
Seismic Response of Buildings and Sites
13
Design for Structural Response
57
Design for General Building Response
133
Retrofit and Repair
163
Mitigation of Seismic Effects
175
Special Problems
183
Special Design Cases
189
PART TWO EXAMPLE DESIGN CASES
221
SingleStory Commercial Building
245
LowRise Multiunit Building
279
LowRise Office Building
289
Multistory Apartment Building
327
SingleStory Warehouse
333
GLOSSARY
347
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