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Seismic Isolation Development in U.S.: Case Studies

  • M. C. Constantinou
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 345)

Abstract

This section describes the development and application of seismic (or base) isolation in the United States. Significant strides have been made in the implementation of the technology. This is attributed to recent advances in seismic isolation hardware and the removal of a number of impediments, which delayed widespread implementation in the near past.

Keywords

Seismic Isolation Base Isolation Brick Masonry Rubber Bearing Earthquake Engineer Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Constantinou
    • 1
  1. 1.State University of New York at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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