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Status of the U.S. Precast Seismic Structural Systems (PRESSS) Program.


pdf icon Status of the U.S. Precast Seismic Structural Systems (PRESSS) Program. (222 K)
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.

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Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20401-0003.
Telephone: 202-512-1800.
Website: http://www.gpo.gov
Order number: SN003-003-03297-2

Keywords:

structures; concretes; earthquakes; precast; buildings; PRESSS; seismic; structures; structural systems

Abstract:

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.