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Tall Buildings, Bad Welds, Large Earthquakes--Big Problems

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Hall, John F. (1995) Tall Buildings, Bad Welds, Large Earthquakes--Big Problems. Engineering and Science, 58 (4). pp. 2-13. ISSN 0013-7812 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechES:58.4.Hall

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Abstract

Steel-frame buildings, long thought to be our most earrhquake-resistant form of construction, didn 't fare well in the Northridge earthquake when their welds cracked prematurely.


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Uncontrolled Keywords:Civil engineering
Record Number:CaltechES:58.4.Hall
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Deposited By: Jennifer Hawley
Deposited On:26 Dec 2012 05:28
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 05:28

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