Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings from a Designer's Viewpoint

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Title: Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings from a Designer's Viewpoint

Author(s): Robert E. Englekrik

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 53

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 47-58

Keywords: building codes; ductility; dynamic structural analysis; earthquake resistant structures; earthquakes; loads (forces); reinforced concrete; seismology; structural analysis; structural design; theory of elasticity

Date: 1/1/1977

Abstract:
Two approaches to seismic resistant design, the building code approach as outlined in the Unified Building Code and the spectural dynamic approach, are compared.