seismic protection

seismic protection

The application of engineering design methods and the installation of devices that make possible the continuance of essential services (such as the distribution of water, gas, electricity, telephone) in buildings during and immediately after an earthquake.
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The map was drawn up on the initiative of Seismic Protection Service of MES of RA by WB grant in 2016-2018.
Further, accessible net systems provide fast entry without impeding loading and may be specified for security and seismic protection. The conveyor nets can be used for overhead and ground-level equipment to protect employees and save products from damage or loss.
Extensive damage was avoided because quake-prone Zante had adopted seismic protection codes in construction, said Efthymios Lekkas, of Greece's Earthquake Planning and Protection Organisation.
When the company moved into a new warehouse, it identified seismic protection as a central objective while updating its storage and fulfillment processes.
Kadakkal, "Foundation isolation for seismic protection using a smooth synthetic liner," Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineering, vol.
Most of the buildings showed no damage or very low damage, demonstrating that base isolation is a reliable technology for seismic protection of structures, ready for a wide application also in masonry and cultural heritage buildings [7, 8].
After removing the ice-damaged roof and installing seismic protection with added layers of insulation and strapping at load points, other roof buildup improvements included installing polyiso-cyanurate insulation board, plywood cover board, and water barrier underlayment over the cover sheathing and a new cedar shake system.
According to the Eurocode 8, ENV 1998-1-2 Part 1-2, for seismic protection, the distance between the two centers, which is, in fact, the eccentricity of seismic forces, should be reduced to less than 10% of the length of the church.
An innovative rubber wall joint has also been designed and developed by the company for the seismic protection of masonry infill.
Comparative response analysis of conventional and innovative seismic protection strategies, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics 31(5): 10671092.
Design professionals, especially those that do not have experience with seismic protection of nonstructural components, might also benefit from this training."
[20] have investigated the effectiveness of the gyroscope system for active seismic protection of flexible structures employing LQG control algorithms, and the simulation results show that gyroscope system has the possibility of reducing the vibration.
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