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Title: The March 27 Alaskan Earthquake-Effects on Structures in Anchorage
Author(s): Walter E. Kunze, John A. Sbarounis, and James E. Armhein
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 635-650
Keywords: Alaska earthquake, Anchorage earthquake, earthquake, failure, investigation, masonry, prestressed concrete, reinforced concrete, seismic damage, structures.
Abstract:The effects on structures of the March 27, 1964, earthquake observed in Anchorage, Alaska, are discussed. Investigation of the damage indicates that present-day trends in building construction are producing structures with increasingly improved antiseismic characteristics. Requirements that buildings must meet if they are to withstand catastrophic earthquakes are reviewed in the article.
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