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Effect of seismic loads on water-retaining structures in areas of moderate seismicity
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Water-retaining structures are commonly used in South Africa for the storage of potable water and waste water. However, a South African code pertaining to the design of concrete water-retaining structures ...
Assessment of the behaviour factor for the seismic design of reinforced concrete structural walls according to SANS 10160 : part 4
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
The South African code for the design loading of building structures, namely SABS 0160 (1989), was revised with the requirements for seismic design prescribed in SANS 10160: Part 4: Seismic actions and general requirements ...
Rocking shear wall foundations in regions of moderate seismicity
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In regions of moderate seismicity it has been shown that a suitable structural system is created when designing the shear wall with a plastic hinge zone at the lower part of the wall, with the shear ...