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Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

Routledge, 2017

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... Conclusions Confidence in seismic isolation OVER the last five years hundreds of seismically isolated buildings have performed verywell in damaging earthquakes. This has confirmed the results of thousands of computer analyses and numerous...

Benefits and limitations of seismic isolation

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

Routledge, 2017

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... Benefits and limitations of seismic isolation Introduction IN the previous chapter we discussed the effectiveness of seismic isolation. Our confidencein the system is based upon three types of evidence: namely computer modelling, physical...

Seismic isolation and architectural form

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

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... Seismic isolation and architectural form Introduction IN the previous chapter, one of the pre-earthquake benefits noted was the increased archi- tectural freedom seismic isolation offers. The architectural benefits of reduced inter-storey...

Design aspects

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

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... Design aspects Introduction THIS chapter focusses upon seismically isolated buildings with an emphasis upon theirunique design requirements as compared to the design of conventional buildings. We assume that architects are responsible...

Economics of seismic isolation

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

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... Economics of seismic isolation Introduction IN the usually cost-driven construction sector, it is particularly important for cost differencesassociated with seismic isolation to be defined. Unfortunately, as we explain below...

Seismic isolation systems and hardware

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

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... Seismic isolation systems and hardware Introduction FOR most of its brief history, seismic isolation can be considered a passive system. That is,the hardware is installed in buildings and sits there passively, waiting to be activated...

Introduction

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

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... Introduction Purpose and timing of the book MANY books and articles on the seismic isolation of buildings have been written forstructural engineers. However, these publications are highly technical in nature and therefore are unsuitable...

Construction and maintenance

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

Routledge, 2017

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... Construction and maintenance Introduction ALTHOUGH the construction of seismically isolated and conventional buildings is similar,two aspects related to isolation systems require special attention during construction. First, since...

Effectiveness of seismic isolation

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

Routledge, 2017

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... Effectiveness of seismic isolation Introduction WHEN modern seismic isolation was first applied to buildings in the 1980s, its claim foreffectiveness was based entirely upon computer modelling and laboratory testing of isolation hardware...

History, requirements and principles of seismic isolation

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

Routledge, 2017

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... History, requirements and principles of seismic isolation Brief history ALTHOUGH seismic isolation as practiced today has a short history of less than 50 years,evidence of far earlier attempts to isolate buildings from ground shaking...