Draft revision of NZS4203: 1984: Seismic provisions

  • D. L. Hutchison Ministry of Works and Development, Wellington, New Zealand
  • A. L. Andrews
  • G. W. Butcher
  • D, Kolston

Abstract

A draft, revision to NZS4203:1984 [1] is now available for public comment. Significant changes to the existing seismic provisions are proposed. The basis for some of these are discussed and, where appropriate, resulting values are compared with the current provisions.

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Published
1986-09-30
How to Cite
Hutchison, D. L., Andrews, A. L., Butcher, G. W., & Kolston, D. (1986). Draft revision of NZS4203: 1984: Seismic provisions. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 19(3), 158-166. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.19.3.158-166
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