Preliminary report on steel building damage from the Darfield earthquake of September 4, 2010
This paper presents preliminary findings based on the performance of various steel structures during the Darfield earthquake of September 4, 2010, including concentrically braced frames, eccentrically braced frames, steel tanks, and steel houses. With a few exceptions, steel structures performed well during this earthquake, but much of this is attributed to the fact that seismic demands from the Darfield earthquake were generally lower than considered in their design.
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