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Title: Introduction to U.S. - Japan Cooperative Earthquake Engineering Program
Author(s): J. Penzien, H. Umemura, M. Watabe, and R. Hanson
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1-10
Keywords: earthquake resistant structures; reinforced concrete; research; structural analysis ; structural design.
Abstract:This paper presents the background of activities leading to the current U.S.- Japan Cooperative Earthquake Engineering Research Program on the seismic perfornance of building structures which is being conducted under the auspices of the U.S.- Japan Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects, United States - Japan National Resources (U.J.N.R.) Program with major financial support provided by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), the Japanese Ministry of Construction (MOC), and the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (STA). Also presented is a brief description of the current program and a statement on the coordination effort which is the responsibility of a Joint Technical Coordinating Committee (JTCC).
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