Engineer's Report: Seismic Performance Evaluation and Tire Construction Analysis
This engineering analysis is a compilation of studies and calculations conducted between 1990 and 1993 by Thomas E. Griepentrog, P.E. of Buckhorn Geotech, Consulting Engineers and Geologists of Montrose, Colorado and Kenneth D. DeLapp of DeLapp Engineering in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This report is a thorough analysis of all structural aspects of the Earthrammed Tire Walls of the Earthship design by Architect Michael Reynolds.
This book also includes relevant parts (specific to Earthships) of a F.E.M.A. (Federal Emergency Management Agency) evaluation that researches many types of alternative building.
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15-inch tires 28 base shear Adobe Appendix adobe plaster adobe walls allow for readability analysis Assumed wall base shear demand bearing capacity berm bond beam Buckhorn Geotech Building Officials built calculations coefficients of friction concrete footing configuration Construction Industries Division date unk Dennis Weaver earth cliff earth-filled tire Earthbuilder earthen walls earthship construction earthship house ebook form Evaluation exterior feet filled tires foundation height inches INTERIOR WALL Kenneth D La Plata County lateral earth pressures laterally braced walls letter as seen Max Clark Mexico Michael Reynolds Mike Reynolds Ouray County Paul Graham pounds rallo rammed earth readability in ebook resist Rw value seismic seismic shear soil pressures soils engineer solar stability strength Taos tests tire wall Transcription to allow Transverse demand/capacity Transverse wall capacity Transverse wall capaclly Transverse wind Uniform Building Code vertical cut walls GIW Weaver house Weaver residence width ZICIRW Zone 28 base