Seismic Design of Airport Control Towers

by Arthur B. Andersen, Andersen-Bjornstad-Kane-Jacobs Inc, Seattle, WA, USA,
Dennis H. Baerwald, Andersen-Bjornstad-Kane-Jacobs Inc, Seattle, WA, USA,
Bharat R. Soli, Andersen-Bjornstad-Kane-Jacobs Inc, Seattle, WA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Lifeline Earthquake Engineering: Performance, Design and Construction

Abstract:

The paper describes state-of-the-art design in seismically active areas. It includes a review of current code design parameters and specific tower design criteria. Tower design examples include Anchorage International Airport, Alaska; Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington; Edwards Air Force Base, California; and Mather Air Force Base, California.



Subject Headings: Airports and airfields | Seismic design | Seismic tests

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