Concrete Buildings in Regions of High Seismicity

by S. K. Ghosh, Portland Cement Assoc, Skokie, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII

Abstract:

Structural systems for multistory concrete buildings in regions of high seismicity are reviewed. The suitability and certain practical aspects of the systems are discussed. A Uniform Building Code change that will simplify, rationalize and improve the design of shearwalls is discussed.



Subject Headings: Earthquake resistant structures | Structural analysis | Structural systems | Concrete | Concrete structures | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Soil deformation

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