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Recommendations for a U.S.-Japan Cooperative Research Program Utilizing Large-Scale Testing Facilities.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., September 1979, 125 p.
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The overall objective of the recommended program is to improve seismic safety practices through studies to determine the relationship among full-scale tests, small-scale tests, component tests, and analytical studies. Section II of this report sets forth the objective of the recommended program, Section III provides background information pertinent to the report, Section IV presents summaries and resolutions of the four U.S.-Japan Planning Group Meetings, Sections V, VI, VII, and VIII describe recommended research related to reinforced concrete building structures, steel building structures, pseudo-dynamic test method, and analytical studies, respectively, and Section IX presents concluding remarks on the overall cooperative program.
Steel construction; Wind effects; Earthquake resistant structures; Reinforced concrete; Mechanical tests; Test facilities; Construction materials; United States; Foreign technology; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Meetings; Japan; Concrete construction; Earthquakes; Dynamic structural analysis