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Seismic design for architects. Outwitting the quake

Seismic design for architects. Outwitting the quake

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Building Supplement

Abstract

Shows how structural requirements for seismic resistance can become an integral part of the design process at each stage. Considers earthquakes and ground shaking, how buildings resist earthquakes. seismic design approaches, horizontal and vertical structure, and foundations. Addresses horizontal and vertical configurations, non-structural elements, retrofitting, professional collaboration and communication, new technologies, urban planning, and issues in developing countries.

Author

Charleson, A.

History

Architectural Press is an imprint of Elsevier.

ISBN

9780750685504

Subjects

Publisher History

Architectural Press was originally an imprint of Elsevier. They produce technical books for architects in practice and at study. They are also now part of the Taylor and Francis group, a trading division of Informa UK Ltd.


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