PTAN 2018 Seismic Dissipative Devices
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Prepared within the framework of AFCEN, this report puts together experience and practice of seismic
dissipation on buildings or facilities.
Part 1 introduces the report. Part 2 describes a general approach about seismic design and seismic retrofit.
Part 3 gives five examples of industrial practice. Part 4 elaborates tentative technical guidelines for the use
of seismic dissipative devices. Part 5 gives two sets of examples of application of the tentative technical
This study report appears a good tool for the engineer wishing to get a first insight in the way dissipative
devices could be used in the seismic design or seismic retrofit of large buildings or industrial facilities.
Study Report on Seismic Dissipative DevicesStudy report on Seismic Dissipative Devices
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