Summary of Evaluation Findings for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices

Civil Engineering Research Foundation, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0404-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0404-6 (ISBN-10), 1999, Soft Cover, Pg. xii, 110
28 cm

Document Type: Book


Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center.

This report summarizes the results of an evaluation that was designed to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers. The devices were tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Subject Headings: Seismic tests | Base isolation | Energy dissipation | Highway and road design | Innovation | Seismic design | Damping | Earthquakes


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