Design Criteria for Seismic Connections in Precast Concrete

by John F. Stanton, Univ of Washington, Seattle, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation


The seismic behavior of precast concrete is contrasted with that of cast-in-place and the conditions that precast must satisfy are reviewed. Design criteria and possible strategies for precast are presented.

Subject Headings: Seismic design | Precast concrete | Seismic tests | Connections (structural) | Load and resistance factor design | Energy dissipation | Earthquake resistant structures | Absorption

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