Design of Isolated Structures

Task Committee on Seismic Isolation of the Seismic Effects Committee of the Dynamic Effects Technical Activity Committee of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE

Part of: Primer on Seismic Isolation


This chapter examines the design of isolated structures. Topics include governing design codes; design of isolated buildings; design of isolated bridges and viaducts; and issues related to selection of design ground motions.

Subject Headings: Building design | Structural design | Ground motion | Bridge design | Viaducts | Standards and codes | Building codes


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