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 | Seismic tests | Hydraulic design | Ports and harbors | Soil liquefaction | Soil analysis | Concrete | Load and resistance factor design | Earthquakes | Damage (structural) | Washington | North America | United States | Seattle

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