Comparison of the probabilities of wind and earthquake loads in the NBC 1970

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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Research Note
ISSN0701-5232
Volume72
Pages3
AbstractIt is the purpose of this Note to show that despite the apparent inconsistency of elastic design parameters, the safety factors in the two cases (i.s. the probabilities of structural failure from wind and from earthquake) are comparable.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierBRN-72
NRC number6038
NPARC number20359128
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Record created2012-07-20
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