DISPLACEMENT CONTROLLED BEHAVIOUR OF NON-DUCTILE STRUCTURED WALLS IN REGIONS OF LOWER SEISMICITY

Grant number: DP1096753 | Funding period: 2010 - 2012

Completed

Abstract

Buildings supported by non-ductile structural walls investigated in this research represents the great majority of building stock in Australia, in both the commercial and high-density residential sectors and buildings occupied by organisations with a post-disaster function such as hospitals and emergency services. The outcomes from the research will be of direct benefit to the insurance industry, owners of building stock, emergency planning organisations, building code committees and policy makers involved in risk reduction strategies.

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