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Title
Wind and Seismic Effects: Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects (18th), Held at Gaithersburg, Maryland on May 12-15, 1986.
File
PB87199972.pdf
Author(s)
Raufaste, N. J.
Source
April 1987, 528 p.
Identifying Number(s)
NBSIR-87/3540
Abstract
Subjects covered in the papers presented include: (1) characteristics of stongwinds; (2) wind loads on structures and design criteria; (3) earthquake ground motions; (4) soil liquefaction studies and methods to improve liquefaction resistance; (5) seismic loads on structures and design criteria; (6) stress analyses of pipelines during earthquakes; (7) full-scale seismic experiments; (8) earthquake hazard reduction program; (9) use of the microcomputer for earthquake studies; (10) quantitative evaluation of damages caused by winds and earthquakes; and, (11) tsunami research projects.
Keywords
Storms; Tsunamis; Earthquake engineering; Meetings; Pipelines; Soils; Storm surges; Seismic effects; Bridges; Accelerometers; Wind loads