Development of Steel Construction.
These pages provide a brief history of the evolution of the use of steel
as a material for buildings in seismic regions. (Currently being written).
Steel Buildings in Past Earthquakes.The
1994 Northridge and 1995 Kobe Earthquakes provide the most recent information,
but numerous steel structures have been subjected to past earthquakes.
Factors Influencing the Behavior of Steel Structures
SAC Phase 1 Studies
SAC Phase 1 Studies - The Phase I Studies were combined into
volumes and published as Technical Reports, which are now available from
ATC by referencing the report numbers. Below are the Technical Reports
with the included Phase I Studies. The summaries for each Study are
available by following the links.
Technical Reports: Analytical and Field Investigations
of Buildings Affected by the Northridge Earthquake of January 17, 1994
Technical Reports: Parametric
Analytical Investigations of Ground Motion and Structural Response, Northridge
Earthquake of January 17, 1994 (SAC 95-05)
Technical Reports: Surveys and
Assessment of Damage to Buildings Affected by the Northridge Earthquake
of January 17, 1994 (SAC 95-06)