Seismic isolation design code for Highway Bridges

Kazuhiko Kawashima, Shigeki Unjoh

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This paper presents the seismic isolation design code for highway bridges. This is based on the 1996 Design Specifications for Highway Bridges, Part. V: Seismic Design, issued by the Japan Road Association in December 1996. This paper focuses on the outlines of the seismic isolation design code including the seismic design basic principles, design ground motion, and seismic isolation design.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-219
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002
EventSeismic Engineering -2002- (2002 ASME Prssure Vessels and Piping Conference) - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duration: 2002 Aug 52002 Aug 9


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