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Title
Research and Development Plan for Understanding and Reducing Earthquake Hazard to Construction in Regions of Low to Moderate Seismicity.
File
PB90190950.pdf
Author(s)
Gavlin, N. L.; Sozen, M. A.; Aight, J. K.; Wood, S. L.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., February 1990, 66 p.
Identifying Number(s)
['UILU-ENG-90-2003', 'STRUCTURAL RESEARCH SER-551']
Abstract
A report on a National Science Foundation Workshop held to develop a research and development plan toward the definition and reduction of the earthquake hazard in regions of low to moderate seismicity is presented.
Keywords
Dynamic response; Building codes; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Masonry; Concrete construction; Steel construction; Design standards; Dynamic loads; Materials specifications; Structural analysis; Nondestructive tests