SOME STRUCTURAL EFFECTS OF THE SAN FERNANDO EARTHQUAKE

THE EARTHQUAKE PERFORMANCE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE COLUMNS AND THE DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGH EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE ARE DESCRIBED. THE SEISMIC ACCELERATION AT A SITE IN THE EPICENTRAL REGION IS DETERMINED. OBSERVATIONS OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONCRETE BLOCK WALLS IN THE EARTHQUAKE ARE PRESENTED, AND THE DAMAGE IS DISCUSSED. A BRIEF ANALYSIS IS GIVEN OF THE FORCES AND STRESSES PRODUCED IN A SHEAR WALL. /AUTHOR/

  • Authors:
    • Green, N B
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

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  • Accession Number: 00209755
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 28 1972 12:00AM