References And Notes

1 For example, Structural Engineering Institute (2006). Minimum Design Forces for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI 7-05). American Institute of Civil Engineers. This code satisfies the seismic design requirements of the International Building Code 2006 (IBC 2006), published by International Code Council, Inc.

2 Comartin, C.D., Greene, M. and Tubbesing, S.K. (eds.) (1995). The Hyogo-Ken Nanbu Earthquake: Great Hanshin Earthquake Disaster January 17, 1995, preliminary reconnaissance report. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.

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4 Guevara, T. and Garcia, L. (2005). The captive- and short-column effects. Earthquake Spectra, 21 :l, 141-160.

5 Sesigur, H. et al (2001). Effect of structural irregularities and short columns on the seismic response of buildings during the last Turkey earthquakes. In Corz, A. and Brebbia, C.A. (2001). Earthquake resistant structures III. Proceedings of the International Conference of Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures (3rd).WIT, 83-90.

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