Background information for some of the proposed earthquake design provisions for the 2005 edition of the National Building Code of Canada¹

DeVall, Ronald H.
April 2003
Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering;Apr2003, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p279
Academic Journal
Provides information on the provisions of the proposed 2005 edition of the National Building Code of Canada regarding earthquake-resistant design. Requirements for complete load paths; Definitions of irregular structures and special design requirements associated with the irregularities; Importance of the effects of displacements.


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