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Seismic performance of steel framed water tower structures
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: From the year 1620 until June, 2008, more than 27000 earthquakes of magnitude ranging from 0.2 to 6.3 have been recorded by the South African National Seismological Database (SANSD). The most affected ...
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 ...