The ATC-15-2 report, Proceedings of Third U.S.-Japan Workshop on Improvement of Building Structural Design and Construction Practices, was published jointly by ATC and the Japan Structural Consultants Association. (Published 1989, 358 pages)
ABSTRACT: This report contains 21 technical papers presented at this Tokyo, Japan, workshop in July, 1988, by practitioners and researchers from the U.S., Japan, China, and New Zealand. Included are state-of-the-practice papers on various topics, including braced steel frame buildings, beam-column joints in reinforced concrete buildings, summaries of comparative U. S. and Japanese design, and base isolation and passive energy dissipation devices.
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