Tag Archive: DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS DURING EARTHQUAKES

SOFT STOREY EFFECT DURING EARTHQUAKE

Isolation reduced the damages caused during an earthquake

SOFT STOREY EFFECT In shaking a building, an earthquake ground motion will search for every structural weakness. These weaknesses are usually created by sharp changes in stiffness, strength and/or ductility, and the effects of these weaknesses are accentuated by poor…
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