Author Tang, Alex K
Title Wenchuan, Sichuan Province, China, Earthquake Of 2008 : Lifeline Performance
Imprint Reston : American Society of Civil Engineers, 2014
©2014
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Descript 1 online resource (317 pages)
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Series Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Monographs
Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Monographs
Note Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Executive Summary -- Lessons Learned -- Investigation Team -- Chapter Authors -- Maps, Place Names, and Locations -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 2: Seismology and Geotechnical Considerations -- Seismic Setting -- Seismic Hazard Zonation -- Ground Motions -- Landslide Failures -- Surface Faulting -- Site Classification in Chinese Code GB50011 -- Acknowledgement -- Chapter 3: Transportation Systems -- Executive Summary -- Performance of Roads -- Retaining Walls -- Bridges -- Tunnels -- Rail System -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 4: Electric Power System -- Overview -- Electric Power Generation -- Transmission System -- Transmission Towers -- Distribution System -- Lessons Learned and Recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- Reference -- Chapter 5: Potable Water Systems -- Overview of the Existing Water Systems -- Water Pipes -- Water Facilities -- Water Emergency Response and Recovery -- Dujiangyan Water Diversion System -- Lessons Learned and Recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- Chapter 6: Telecommunications -- Executive Summary -- Description of System -- Performance of the Cellular (Wireless) Network -- Performance of the Landline Network -- Lessons Learned and Recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- Reference -- Chapter 7: Airports -- Executive Summary -- Airports -- Chapter 8: Dams -- Executive Summary -- Overview of System Performance -- Performance of Sichuan Dams and Reservoirs -- China's Dam Safety Program -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- Reference -- Chapter 9: Damage to Schools and General Building Stock -- Executive Summary -- Schools -- Beichuan (北川) Town -- Hongkou ( 口) Area -- Dujiangyan -- Yingxiu -- Mianyang -- Chengdu -- Shifang -- Nanba (南坝) and Hejiaba (何家坝
Lessons Learned and Recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- Chapter 10: Emergency Response -- Executive Summary -- Government Response -- Non-Government Organization (NGO) Response -- Continuing Efforts by the Chinese Government -- Long-Term Reconstruction Efforts -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgment -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
TCLEE 39 discusses in detail the effects on lifeline infrastructure system of the May 12, 2008, earthquake in Wenchuan, China
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Link Print version: Tang, Alex K. Wenchuan, Sichuan Province, China, Earthquake Of 2008 : Lifeline Performance Reston : American Society of Civil Engineers,c2014 9780784413333
Subject Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- China -- Wenchuan Xian.;Lifeline earthquake engineering -- China -- Wenchuan Xian.;Earthquake damage -- China -- Wenchuan Xian.;Wenchuan Xian (Sichuan Sheng, China) -- Buildings, structures, etc
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