Japan-U.S.-China international joint study on the mitigation of earthquake hazards (Part 4): current approaches in seismic measures for building structures (Japan-side features)

Takayuki Shimazu, Koji Tominaga, Hideo Araki, Haruyuki Yamamoto, Kenji Kabayama, Ali Bakhshi

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Abstract

The method of determining the priority of retrofitting of existing buildings in Japan, the actual state of the implementation of such retrofitting process as well as the method of prediction of earthquake damages in each prefecture in Japan are presented. The recommendation of utilization of base isolation systems is also introduced together with the basic concept as fundamental approach towards the next code.

Original languageEnglish
Pages57-60
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Dec 1
EventProceedings of the 1999 Strutures Congress 'Structural Engineering in the 21st Century - New Orleans, LA, USA
Duration: 1999 Apr 181999 Apr 21

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OtherProceedings of the 1999 Strutures Congress 'Structural Engineering in the 21st Century
CityNew Orleans, LA, USA
Period99/4/1899/4/21

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Architecture

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Shimazu, T., Tominaga, K., Araki, H., Yamamoto, H., Kabayama, K., & Bakhshi, A. (1999). Japan-U.S.-China international joint study on the mitigation of earthquake hazards (Part 4): current approaches in seismic measures for building structures (Japan-side features). 57-60. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1999 Strutures Congress 'Structural Engineering in the 21st Century, New Orleans, LA, USA, .