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Accession Number PB2013-109810
Title Seismic Design of Buried and Offshore Pipelines.
Publication Date Nov 2012
Media Count 384p
Personal Author M. J. O'Rourke X. Liu
Abstract The monograph reviews the behavior of buried pipeline components subject to permanent ground deformation and wave propagation hazards, as well as existing methods to quantify the response. To the extent possible and where appropriate, the review focuses on simplified procedures that can be directly used in the seismic analysis and design of buried pipeline components.
Keywords Buried objects
Seismic effects
Underground structures
Wave propagation

Source Agency State University of New York
NTIS Subject Category 85E - Pipeline Transportation
48F - Geology & Geophysics
Corporate Author Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY. Dept. of Environmental and Civil Engineering.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1323
Contract Number N/A

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