Hugo - Lessons Learned

by Billy R. Manning, Southern Building Code Congress Int, Inc, Birmingham, United States,
Gary G. Nichols, Southern Building Code Congress Int, Inc, Birmingham, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hurricane Hugo One Year Later

Abstract: This paper is based on ground surveys along the South Carolina coast from Edisto Island north to Myrtle Beach. It also includes ground surveys as far inland as Charlotte, North Carolina. Buildings and structures for this paper were grouped into three categories based on the level of engineering effort that may have been involved in the design of the buildings: non-engineered; marginally engineered; fully engineered.

Subject Headings: Building codes | Storm surges | Geomatic surveys | Islands | Structural engineering | Beaches | North America | United States | North Carolina | South Carolina | Charlotte (North Carolina)

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