The ATC-12-1 report,Proceedings of 2nd Joint U.S.-New Zealand Workshop on Seismic Resistance of Highway Bridges, was published under a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (Published 1986, 272 pages)
ABSTRACT: This report contains written versions of the papers presented at this 1985 workshop as well as a list and prioritization of workshop recommendations. Included are summaries of research projects being conducted in both countries as well as state-of-the-practice papers on various aspects of design practice. Topics discussed include bridge design philosophy and loadings, design of columns, footings, piles, abutments and retaining structures, geotechnical aspects of foundation design, seismic analysis techniques, seismic retrofitting, case studies using base isolation, strong-motion data acquisition and interpretation, and testing of bridge components and bridge systems.
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