Earthquakes and buildings in Canada

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 208
Physical description5 p.
SubjectEarthquakes; earthquake resistant structures; earthquake engineering
AbstractThis Digest presents a general outline of some of the technical information available on seismic activity, seismic risk as well as some of the trends in the design of earthquake resistant structures. The summary is intended for the non-specialist in earthquake engineering who need an appreciation of the building problems connected with earthquakes and the design of structures to resist them.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Les séismes et les bâtiments au Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number4540
NPARC number20330692
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Record identifier5c554ffc-e8cb-4ed2-bda4-98e4e6cef294
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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