seismic bracing

seismic bracing

[¦sīz·mik ′brās·iŋ]
(engineering)
Reinforcement added to a structure to prevent collapse or deformation of building elements as a result of earthquakes.
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Three addition permits with a combined value of $750,000 were issued on deferred submittal for work on the Multnomah County Central Courthouse project, including interior lobby stone veneer and anchors, seismic bracing of HVAC duct risers, and electrical seismic bracing on Level 16.
services may include the following design verification and material testing: soil compaction verification; subsurface explorations including hand-auger borings and cone penetration tests; reinforced concrete systems including compression tests; sieve gradation analysis; asphalt thickness and density testing; structural steel welding and bolting; epoxy and expansion anchoring systems; shear walls; hold-downs and seismic bracing; cost estimating for design verification and material testing services.
DesRoches, "An innovative seismic bracing system based on a superelastic shape memory alloy ring," Smart Materials and Structures, vol.
It also supplies the electrical market and specialises in Seismic bracing for the building services industry.
12 April 2017 - US-based pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping support systems manufacturer Anvil International has acquired fire protection pipe hangers and seismic bracing products provider Afcon, the company said.
Flexicon's new BULK-OUT Bulk Bag Weigh Batch Unloader with seismic bracing provides added structural integrity and operator safety for installations in regions prone to earthquakes.
The Bulk-Out bulk bag weigh batch unloader with seismic bracing is said to provide added structural integrity and operator safety for installations in regions prone to earthquakes.
* Updates to seismic bracing on the first and second floors
American Campus is working with the city on construction permits for the three new buildings, although numerous outstanding issues remain, dealing with everything from foundation work to framing, fireproofing and seismic bracing.
One example is seismic bracing for the chilled beams.
A constant internal pressure was always maintained and piping and couplings exhibited very robust behaviour even after the failure of a large number of seismic bracing elements.
The project will involve refurbishing the wing's exterior envelope, adding seismic bracing, removing waste materials, installing new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, and upgrading mechanical and electrical systems.