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

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20359128
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Research Note; no. BRN-72
ISSN0701-5232
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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PublisherNational Research Council of Canada. Division of Building Research
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-6038
NPARC number20359128
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Record identifier93b16759-9310-44bd-9b21-39ffaabbf90c
Record created2012-07-20
Record modified2017-06-29
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