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


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 | Seismic tests | Waterfront structures | Slope stability

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