Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildings

Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildings

by Masahiko Higashino, Shin Okamoto

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ISBN-13: 9781134224807
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 09/27/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 412
File size: 31 MB
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About the Author

Masahiko Higashino is a Manager at the Takenaka R&D Institute, Japan and Secretary of TG44/CIB.

Shin Okamoto, Dr. Eng. is President of the Japan Association for Building Research Promotion.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Devices for Seismic Isolation and Response Control  3. A Comparative Study of Seismic Isolation Codes Worldwide  4. Observed Response of Seismically Isolated Buildings  5. World Report  5.1 China  5.1.1 Introduction  5.1.2 Seismic Isolation  5.1.3 Response Control  5.2 Italy  5.3 Japan  5.3.1 Profile of RCB  5.3.1.1 Introduction  5.3.1.2 Seismic Isolation  5.3.1.3 Response Control  5.3.1.4 Example of RCB  5.3.2 Design for Seismic Isolation  5.3.2.1 Introduction  5.3.2.2 Notification (with Example)  5.3.2.3 THA (with Example)  5.3.3 Design for Response Control  5.4 Korea  5.5 New Zealand  5.6 Taiwan  5.7 United States of America  6. Conclusions.  Appendix.  Data Sheets of Applications

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