Friday, January 08, 2021

Why Earthquake Effects are to be reduced?

First question arise why there is need of reducing earthquake effect on buildings. 

Due to Seismic Design structural buildings do not collapse under strong earthquake shaking. But, it may damage to non- structural elements like glass facades.

Seismic designed building are more costlier, but this cost is justified through improved seismic performance.

 

 

 

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