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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Dynamic Characteristics of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
Author(s): John A. Blume and Kenneth K. Honda
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 79-108
Keywords: amplitude; damage; damping; dynamic characterisitics; dynamic structural analysis; high-rise buildings; human factors engineering; measurement; nuclear explosions; partition walls; reinforced concrete; vibrations
Abstract:Large amounts of data have been collected on the response of high-rise buildings and test structures to ground motion generated by UNEs. These, couple with the response behavior of high-rise buildings to San Fernando's earthquake of 1971, provided unique opportunities to evaluate the behavior of reinforced concrete buildings responding to lateral motion. Some of the findings follow.
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