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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Enhanced safety features include an isolated user-interface and seismic bracing, along with the employment of electromagnetic interference (EMI) suppression, and isolation transformers designed for a 40-year operational life.
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.
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.
In 1987 the city recognized this threat and added seismic bracing to the bottom 10 floors to stabilize the building.
They also found most of the five campuses needed additional seismic bracing and had peeling paint, which could increase students' exposure to lead.
Four symmetrically-placed corner columns of 240mm diameter tubing carry much of the load and provide the necessary seismic bracing.
Concrete-block bearing walls and steel seismic bracing were also left exposed, and openings in portions of stud walls create windows through the house.