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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: Earthquake Stresses in Frame Structures
Author(s): Robert E. Glover
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 453-472
Abstract:A way of using the instrumental records obtained from past quakes to evaluate the earthquake resistant qualities of proposed or existing structures is devel-oped. The effect of damping may be included and a method of using a torsion pendulum to obtain certain important results is described. The condition under which an earthquake allowance in the form of a transverse load proportional to the weight may be safely used is identified.
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