Earthquake Stresses in Building Floors

by C.S. Glazbrook,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 6, Pg. 1-6

Document Type: Journal Paper


Method to determine shears in floor panels and direct loads in beams of floor system which are required to distribute horizontal loads caused by earth shock; method consists of determining horizontal loads and their points of application which come on to floor from above and reactions and their points of application below floor; analysis is then made statically determinate.

Subject Headings: Horizontal loads | Load distribution | Earthquakes | Floors | Panels (structural) | Beams

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