Evaluation Findings for R.J. Watson Sliding Isolation Bearings

Civil Engineering Research Foundation, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0368-6 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0368-6 (ISBN-10), 1999, Soft Cover, Pg. x 38
28 cm., CERF report: HITEC 98-08
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book

Abstract: This report summarizes the results of a detailed evaluation of sliding isolation bearings, manufactured by R.J. Watson, Inc. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devices were tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Subject Headings: Seismic tests | Highways and roads | Innovation | Base isolation | Damping | Earthquakes | Fatigue tests | Weathering


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