Laminated Rubber Bearings for Seismic Applications

  • Franco Bettinali
  • Alberto Dusi
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 452)


In this chapter a short presentation of the general principles of the base isolation technique and of the demonstration of its efficiency is presented. A few real applications as well as the results coming from the installed monitoring systems are shown.


Shear Strain Natural Rubber Seismic Isolation Biaxial Test Base Isolation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franco Bettinali
    • 1
  • Alberto Dusi
    • 2
  1. 1.CESIMilanItaly
  2. 2.Consultant in MilanItaly

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