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Author: Eugene Zeller
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, societal, rehabilitation, seismic, planning
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 1998-08
ISBN-10: 0788183826
ISBN-13: 9780788183829

Acquaints users with typical problems unrelated to design & construction processes that might arise when planning or engaging in seismic rehab. projects & programs. Alerts readers to the difficulties inherent in implementing seismic rehab. recommendations. Emphasizes 2 basic user-oriented concepts. The first is a process that outlines a set of decision points so the user can determine whether seismic rehab. efforts are needed &, if so, their potential scope. The 2nd offers a simple escalation ladderÓ to help users understand the degree of conflict inherent in & the implications of choosing wh
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Author: Christopher Arnold
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: risk, communities, considerations, seismic
Number of Pages: 125
Published: 1998-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788142372
ISBN-13: 9780788142376

This community handbook will increase awareness of seismic risk & includes up-to-date information on seismic design & construction practices. It is designed to provide interested individuals across the nation with information that will assist them in assessing the seismic risk to their buildings & their community & in determining what might be done to mitigate that risk -- whether on an individual basis or through community building regulatory action. Contents: when happens to structures when the ground moves? decisions, decisions! how can I make my community act? codes & standards. etc. Illus
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Author: Long T. Phan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nonstructural, building, components, requirements, design, art, report, seismic, state
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 1996-06
ISBN-10: 0788142429
ISBN-13: 9780788142420

Seismic design requirements for nonstructural building components of five major building codes, including the 1994 Uniform Bldg. Code, the 1994 Standard Bldg. Code, the 1994 NEHRP Recommended Provisions for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings, the New Zealand Bldg. Code, and the Japanese Bldg. Code, were reviewed in this study. Comparisons of codes reveal wide variation in seismic force and displacement requirements, both in terms of levels of stringency and levels of details. The difference in seismic force requirements between the most and least stringent codes can be more than five times.
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Author: M. J. Duchesne
Publisher: Natural Resources Canada
Keywords: seismic, deposits, signature, underlying, domains, geological, quaternary, quebec, stratigraphy, lower, lawrence, river, estuary
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0662469097
ISBN-13: 9780662469094
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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Seismic
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: analysis, hazard, seismic, probabilistic
Number of Pages: 114
Published: 1988
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12994
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Author: Ugo Morelli
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: buildings, evaluation, seismic, handbook
Number of Pages: 293
Published: 1999-04-01
ISBN-10: 078817679X
ISBN-13: 9780788176791

Provides a process for seismic evaluation of existing buildings in any region of seismicity. Buildings are evaluated to either the Life Safety or Immediate Occupancy Performance Level. Provides instruction to the evaluating design professional on how to determine if a building is adequately designed and constructed to resist seismic forces. All aspects of building performances are considered in terms of foundation/geologic, structural, hazard, nonstructural issues. Reflects advancements in technology; incorporates design professional experience; incorporates lessons learned during recent earth
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: buildings, existing, evaluation, seismic, handbook
Number of Pages: 150
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 156806991X
ISBN-13: 9781568069913

Provides engineers involved with the seismic evaluation of existing buildings with guidance concerning the potential earthquake related risk to human life posed by a building or building component.
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