Seismic Isolation Development in Europe

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


This section presents a brief account of the development and application of seismic (or base) isolation in Europe. It appears that the first documented attempts to mitigate seismic hazard by seismic isolation were made in Europe.


Natural Rubber Isolation System Vibration Isolation Seismic Isolation Base Isolation 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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