EEFIT Mission report: Northridge, California
Date published

24 November 2009

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EEFIT Mission report: Northridge, California

Date published

24 November 2009

Price

Free

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This EEFIT report details the effects of the 6.7 Mw earthquake which struck Northridge on 17 January 1994.

This report provides details concerning:

  • Seismology, strong motions and seismic microzoning
     
  • Geotechnical aspects
    • Earthquake-induced landslides
    • Dynamic soil-structure interaction
    • Sand boils
    • Liquefaction-induced failures
    • Large ground movements
       
  • Performance of structures
    • Dams appurtenant works
    • Bridges (including retrofitted bridges)
    • Base isolated structures
    • Parking structures
    • Medical/ mental health centres and hospitals
    • Schools and universities
    • Taller buildings (seven storeys or more)
    • Lower engineered building (up to six storeys)
    • Steel buildings
    • Domestic buildings
    • Retrofitted buildings
    • Irregular buildings
    • Infilled frames
    • Claddings, fixtures, fittings and contents
    • Industrial facilities
       
  • Lifelines
    • Electrcity
    • Buried pipelines
    • Telecommunications
    • Rail

 

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
197
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

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

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