Earthquake Resistant Construction Techniques

EOI: 10.11242/viva-tech.01.04.057

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Ms. Meena Bhagat, Ms. Pratibha patil, Mr. Jimit Chotai, Ms. Ramya Raju, "Earthquake Resistant Construction Techniques", VIVA-IJRI Volume 1, Issue 4, Article 57, pp. 1-3, 2021. Published by Computer Engineering Department, VIVA Institute of Technology, Virar, India.


Apart from the modern techniques which are well documented in the codes of practice, there are some other old traditional earthquake resistant techniques which have proved to be effective for resisting earthquake loading and are also cost effective with easy constructability.


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