Status of the U.S. Precast Seismic Structural Systems (PRESSS) Program.
Status of the U.S. Precast Seismic Structural Systems
Priestley, M. J. N.; Lew, H. S.
NIST SP 871; September 1994.
U.S./Japan Natural Resources Development Program (UJNR).
Wind and Seismic Effects. Joint Meeting of the
U.S./Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources
Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects, 26th. May 17-20,
1994, Gaithersburg, MD, Raufaste, N. J., Jr., Editor(s),
365-368 pp, 1994.
Available from: Government Printing Office, Washington,
Order number: SN003-003-03297-2
structures; concretes; earthquakes; precast; buildings;
PRESSS; seismic; structures; structural systems
The paper provides a brief overview of the recently
completed Phase I U.S. PRESSS program, and the current
Phase II program, which emphasizes theoretical and
experimental studies of ductile connection systems for
precast frame and panel structures.