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Title: Seismic design criteria for R.C. structures in Saudi Arabia: why different from the UBC and ACI requirements
Authors: Arafah, Abdulrahim M.
Al-Haddad, Mohammed S.
Al-Zaid, Rajeh Z.
Keywords: Seismic design
Saudi arabia
RC Structures
ACI
UBC
Issue Date: 1999
Citation: The Fifth Saudi Engineering Conference, Mekkah, Saudi Arabia.
Abstract: This paper presents the major differences between in the design criteria that recommended for the Kingdom and those required by the Uniform building Code and ACI 318M design code. These differences are classified to analytical and design aspects. The reasons of these differences are attributed to reliability, economical and quality aspects. The recommended deviations are intended to increase the structural reliability, strength, ductility and integrity.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2617
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