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Seismic

Mass Timber Rocking Panel Retrofit Of A Four‐Story...

Soft‐story wood‐frame buildings have been recognized as a disaster preparedness problem for decades. There are tens of thousands of these multi‐family three‐  and four‐story structures throughout California and other cities in the United...

Seismic

Force Modification Factors For CLT Structures For NBCC

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) as a structural system is not introduced in European or North American building codes, and there is limited information available on the seismic factors for design of such structures. The objective of the study was to...