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Title:The 1985 Chile Earthquake: Structural Characteristics and Damage Statistics for the Building Inventory in Vina del Mar
Author(s):Riddell, R.; Wood, S.L.; de la Llera, J.C.
Subject(s):Earthquakes -- Chile
Chile -- Earthquakes
Reinforced concrete
Abstract:The Chile earthquake of 3 March 1985 resulted in an effective peak acceleration of 0.36g in the coastal city of Vina del Mar. The city had an inventory of over 400 reinforced concrete buildings ranging in height from 5 to 23 stories. The observed behavior of the buildings is interpreted in relation to the physical characteristics of the structural systems.
Issue Date:1987-04
Publisher:University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Series/Report:Civil Engineering Studies SRS-534
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/14160
Sponsor:National Science Foundation Grant ECE 86-03789
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-11-04


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