The ATC-15-3 report, Proceedings of Fourth 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 1992, 484 pages)
ABSTRACT: This report contains 22 technical papers presented at this Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, workshop in August, 1990, by practitioners and researchers from the United States, Japan, and Peru. Included are papers on postearthquake building damage assessment, acceptable earth-quake damage, repair and retrofit of earthquake damaged buildings, base-isolated buildings, including Architectural Institute of Japan recommendations for design, active damping systems, wind-resistant design, and summaries of working group conclusions and recommendations.
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