Some Structural Effects of the San Fernando Earthquake

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Title: Some Structural Effects of the San Fernando Earthquake

Author(s): Norman B. Green

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 69

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 278-284

Keywords: Columns (Supports), concrete blocks, earthquake resistant structures, failure, masonry walls, reinforced concrete, shear shear walls, spiral columns

Date: 5/1/1972

Abstract:
Describes earthquake performance of reinforced concrete columns and design requirements for high earthquake resistance. Determines seismic acceleration at site in epicentral region. Reports observations of performance of concrete black walls in earthquake and discusses damage sustained.