Earthquake Strengthening for Vulnerable Homes: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Contractors, Inspectors and Homeowners (Paperback)

Earthquake Strengthening for Vulnerable Homes: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Contractors, Inspectors and Homeowners By Thor Matteson Cover Image
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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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780990664505
ISBN-10: 0990664503
Publisher: Thor Matteson
Publication Date: June 5th, 2015
Pages: 284
Language: English