Viewpoint: The Nepal earthquake and the rise in extreme events – implications for structural enginee

Author: H. Mehta

Date published

1 October 2015

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Viewpoint: The Nepal earthquake and the rise in extreme events – implications for structural enginee

Viewpoint: The Nepal earthquake and the rise in extreme events – implications for structural enginee
The Structural Engineer
Author

H. Mehta

Date published

1 October 2015

Author

H. Mehta

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

In the light of this year’s earthquake in Nepal, Harsha Mehta argues that the increasing global frequency of extreme events requires structural engineers to move away from prescriptive codes to a performance-based design process.

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PDF
Pages:
3
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Resilience Opinion Issue 10

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