Design for forces induced by seismic torsion¹

Humar, JagMohan; Yavari, Soheil; Saatcioglu, Murat
April 2003
Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering;Apr2003, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p328
Academic Journal
Presents a study that examined the provisions of the 1995 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) with regard to the elastic response of simple asymmetric building models to earthquake motions. Background on the torsion provisions of the 1995 NBCC; Analysis of the torsional response of the single-story building model; Results and implications.


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