Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage

Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage

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Explains the sources of nonstructural earthquake damage in simple terms, and provides information on effective methods of reducing the potential risks. Intended for a lay audience: building owners, facilities managers, maintenance personnel, store or office managers, corporate/agency department heads, business proprietors, homeowners. Covers: building utility systems (batteries, piping, chillers); architectural elements (stairways, windows, exterior signs); and furniture and contents (library stacks, artwork, stoves, cabinets, etc.). Drawings and photos. Glossary and bibliography.Manual of Steel Construction: Allowable Stress Design. ... Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA). 1985. ... Guidelines for Seismic Restraint of Mechanical Systems and Plumbing Piping Systems.

Title:Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage
Author:Eduardo A. Fierro, Sigmund A. Freeman, Robert Reitherman
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1994


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