EEFIT Mission report: Kobe, Japan
Date published

1 March 1997

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EEFIT Mission report: Kobe, Japan


Report
Date published

1 March 1997

Price

Free

First published

N/A

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This EEFIT Field report details the effects of the 6.9 Mw earthquake which struck Kobe on 17 January 1995.

The report provides details concerning:

  • General observations on the effects of the earthquake
  • Seismological aspects
  • Building damage and human casualties
  • Insurance
  • Reinforced concrete design/ detailing
  • Steel construction
  • SRC construction
  • Failure modes in frames
  • Frame/ shear wall structures
  • Taller buildings
  • Multi-storey car parks
  • Link bridges between buildings
  • Damage prone construction
  • Foundations and site effects
  • Joints
  • Base isolation
  • Repair and strengthening
  • Damage to bridge structures
  • Damage to industrial facilities
  • Geotechnical aspects

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
278
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

Report Disaster mitigation, management & recovery Resilience Structural failure Seismic & Vibration EEFIT

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