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Response Modification Factors for Seismically Isolated Bridges
The 1997 AASHTO "Guide Specifications for Seismic Isolation Design" specify response modification factors for the substructures of isolated bridges that are lower than those specified for the substructures of non-isolated ...
Passive Energy Dissipation Systems for Structural Design and Retrofit
This monograph introduces the basic concepts of passive energy dissipation and discusses current research, development, design and code-related activities in the field. The authors provide basic definitions for passive ...