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    • Pounding and impact of base isolated buildings due to earthquakes 

      Agarwal, Vivek Kumar (Texas A&M University, 2005-08-29)
      As the cost of land in cities increases, the need to build multistory buildings in close proximity to each other also increases. Sometimes, construction materials, other objects and any projections from a building may ...
    • Stability-dependent Mass Isolation for Steel Buildings 

      Peternell Altamira, Luis E 1981- (2012-12-05)
      A new seismic isolation system for steel building structures based on the principle of mass isolation is introduced. In this system, isolating interfaces are placed between the lateral-load-resisting sub-system and the ...