Port of Seattle Seismic Waterfront Design

by David Owen Torseth, Waterfront Facility Design, Seattle, WA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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

Abstract:

This paper describes the soil seismic design process, using the design developed for a concrete apron project at Terminal 20 as an illustration. Damage by the 1965 earthquake is described.



Subject Headings: Seismic design | Load and resistance factor design | Soil analysis | Soil liquefaction | Seismic tests | Earthquakes | Earthquake resistant structures | Structural analysis | Seattle | Washington | United States

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