Energy Approach of Earthquake-Structural Design Analysis

by Ja-shian Chang, Cheng-Kung Univ, Taiwan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Design, Analysis and Testing

Abstract:

A new procedure developed from the earthquake energy concepts is presented in this paper. A short-squat building and a long-slender building are analyzed using the presented procedure. The analyzed results can explain the severe damage of the Sept. 19, 1985 Mexican earthquake.



Subject Headings: Seismic design | Earthquakes | Seismic tests | Standards and codes | Earthquake resistant structures | Developing countries | Mexico | North America

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