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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: Concrete and Earthquakes, Concepts, Behavior, Pathology and Rehabilitation (SPANISH)
Author(s): Mauricio Gallego Silva, Alberto Sarria Molina
Appears on pages(s): 444 pgs
Keywords: Earthquake, quake, concrete, pathology, mix design, durability, prestressed concrete, mass, stiffness, modulus of elasticity, concrete deformation, reinforced concrete, energy dissipation
Abstract:As a large number of countries in America, Europe and Asia; Colombia is located in a place highly vulnerable to earthquakes. It is therefore imperative that today's construction of buildings and civil works can be adapted and adjusted to cope with earthquakes, minimize disasters that they cause. Also, must avoid the designing and building the design without seismic knowledge. This publication was made looking for solve the need raised, providing tools for engineers and architects to know a practical way the basic concepts of earthquake engineering and structural dynamics and thus understand more clearly the behavior of concrete structures facing to earthquakes.
Iberoamerican Federation of Ready Mixed Concrete, International Partner Access.
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