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Description - Earthquake Strengthening for Vulnerable Homes by Thor Matteson

Explains how earthquakes damage wood-framed buildings of various ages and styles. Shows detailed methods to strengthen various weaknesses. Methods are based on author's experience investigating hundreds of existing wood-framed houses and small apartment buildings and designing retrofit systems that work in the real world. Discusses structural and non-structural earthquake hazards and how to mitigate them. Illustrated with over 400 photos, illustrations and construction details.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780990664505
ISBN-10: 0990664503
Format: Paperback / softback
(279mm x 216mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Thor Matteson
Publisher: Thor Matteson
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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