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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(279mm x 216mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Thor Matteson
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