Resistance to Earthquakes - Philosophy, Ductility and Details

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Title: Resistance to Earthquakes - Philosophy, Ductility and Details

Author(s): Mark Fintel

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 36

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 75-96

Keywords: beams (supports); building codes; columns (supports); damping capacity; deformation; ductility; dynamic loads; earthquake resistant structures; earthquakes; elastic analysis; foundations; high rise buildings; joints (junctions); lateral pressure

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
This paper presents a condensed state-of-the-art report on the philosophy underlying the design for earthquake resistance of multistory structures in reinforced concrete.