Foundations for capacity designed structures

  • P. W. Taylor University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • R. L. Williams Ministry of Works & Development, Hamilton, New Zealand


This paper examines the application of capacity design methods to foundations. Results of research on foundation rocking are reviewed, and their implications included in the formulation of a rational design procedure.


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How to Cite
Taylor, P. W., & Williams, R. L. (1979). Foundations for capacity designed structures. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 12(2), 101-113.

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