Seismic Design for Mechanical Systems

Rosenfeld, Shlomo
February 2005
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2005, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p44
Discusses issues on the evolution of seismic design for mechanical systems in the U.S. as of February 2005. Overview of the California Hospital Seismic Safety Act that was introduced following structural damages caused by an earthquake in 1971; Issues that need to be addressed in establishing seismic design and attachment criteria; Information on the application of seismic bracing in pipe systems.


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