The ATC-15-4 report, Proceedings of Fifth 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 1994, 360 pages)
ABSTRACT: This report contains 20 technical papers presented at this San Diego, California workshop in September, 1992. Included are papers on performance goals/acceptable damage in seismic design, seismic design procedures and case studies, construction influences on design, seismic isolation and passive energy dissipation, design of irregular structures, seismic evaluation, repair and upgrading, quality control for design and construction, and summaries of working group discussions and recommendations.
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