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Engineering features of the San Fernando earthquake of February 9, 1971.

Paul C Jennings

Engineering features of the San Fernando earthquake of February 9, 1971.

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Published by [Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory, California Institute of Technology] in Pasadena, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects,
  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Fernando Region,
  • Structural dynamics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSan Fernando earthquake, February 9, 1971
    StatementPaul C. Jennings, editor. Contributing authors: George W. Housner [and others]
    ContributionsHousner, G. W. 1910-, California Institute of Technology. Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Pagination512 p.
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14625430M

    BRIDGES AND SEISMIC RETROFIT IN CALIFORNIA Li-Hong Sheng Office of Earthquake Engineering, Engineering Service Center California Department of Transpotation 30th Street, Sacramento, CA U.S.A. ABSTRACT There are more t publicly owned bridges in the State of Califomia. The San Fernando earthquake on February 9, , was Author: Li-Hong Sheng. This is the San Fernando Valley. This was struck by the earthquake on February 9th of It occurred at This event included 4 aftershock quakes with magnitudes around 5. This is the Olive View Medical Center. The worst damage was done here being newly opened (one.


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Engineering features of the San Fernando earthquake of February 9, 1971. by Paul C Jennings Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Engineering features of the San Fernando Earthquake of February 9, Pasadena, Calif.: California Institute of.

Because of its consequences, the San Fernando earthquake was a major earthquake from the engineering point of view, even though it was only a moderate shock in seismological terms. As a result of the many effects of the earthquake, a large number of detailed studies and reports will be forthcoming from a wide variety of sources, and the papers collected in this volume are only preliminary.

Download a PDF of "San Fernando Earthquake of February 9, " by the National Research Council for free. A PDF is a digital representation of the print book, so while it can be loaded into most e-reader programs, it doesn't allow for resizable text or advanced, interactive functionality.

including resizable text and interactive. Get this from a library. San Fernando, California, earthquake of February 9, [Leonard M Murphy; Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.); United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.; Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.]. San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9,Volume III: Geological and Geophysical Studies on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9,Volume III: Geological and Geophysical StudiesManufacturer: United States Department of Commerce. National Research Council.

San Fernando Earthquake of February 9, Lessons From a Moderate Earthquake on the Fringe of a Densely Populated Region. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / ×. The San Fernando, California, earthquake of February 9, ; a preliminary report published jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Series title Professional Paper.

San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9,Volume 2: Utilities, Transportation, and Socialogical Aspects (volume 2 only) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: U.S. Department of Commerce. The San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9, A Preliminary Report by Reuben Kachadoorian, Arthur Grantz, Carl M.

Wentworth, et al and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The information should guide reconstruction as well as provide basic data for further detailed scientific and engineering studies. The report, "The San Fernando Earthquake of February 9, A Preliminary Report," is published by the USGS and NOAA as U.S.

Geological Survey Professional Paper and may be purchased from the Superintendent of. The San Fernando Earthquake of February 9, occurred virtually at the center of the Southern California strong-motion earthquake instrumentation network, and provided an unprecedented amount of valuable data on strong earthquake -generated ground motions, This data will be of key significance in interpreting the severe damage to many modern engineering structures which occurred, and marks Cited by: 5.

Engineering Features of the San Fernando Earthquake, February 9, EERLEarthquake Engineering Research Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena,CA, pp.

Jephcott, D. and D. Hudson (). The Performance of Public School Plants during the San Fernando Earthquake, Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory. On February 9th,at approximately am, the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains were struck by a earthquake.

Later known as the San Fernando E. On February 9,a magnitude earthquake in California's San Fernando Valley claimed 65 lives. A state of emergency in California after the most serious.

Category. February 9, (The earthquake of 9-Feb) The question of whether it is wise to live below a dam behind which millions of acre feet of water are stored is usually rather low on people's lists of daily worries.

Most dams are constructed well and they are built for eternity. However, when you live in earthquake country, you might want to. Mete A. Sözen, Karl H. Kettelhut Distinguished Professor, Emeritus of Civil Engineering, Purdue University died unexpectedly on April 5,just a few weeks before what would have been his 88th birthday.

Mete was in London, England, with his wife Joan visiting their daughter Ayshe and two grandsons when he fell peacefully to sleep. For all of us who knew Mete, this marked the end of an era.

San Fernando, California, earthquake of 9 February Item Preview remove-circle San Fernando, California, earthquake of 9 February by Oakeshott, Gordon B., Publication date Topics Earthquakes Publisher Sacramento: Pages: Material from San Fernando earthquake was split to Sierra Madre Fault Zone on19 March from this former page's history now serves to provide attribution for that content in the latter page, and it must not be deleted so long as the latter page exists.

Please leave this template in place to link the article histories and preserve this attribution. The San Fernando earthquake, also known as Sylmar earthquake, struck the San Fernando Valley near Sylmar at a.m. PST on Feb. 9,with a magnitude of A sheriff’s deputy stands outside the collapsed Olive View Hospital following the quake.

Jennings PC (ed) () Engineering features of the San Fernando Earthquake of February 9,California Institute of Technology, Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory, Pasadena, EERL Google Scholar.

QUAKE/W Example File: Upper San Fernando (pdf) (gsz) Page 1 of 21 The Upper San Fernando Dam 1 Background There was a significant earthquake in Southern California inwhich is referred to as the San Fernando earthquake. The earthquake occurred on February 9, at a.m.

local time and had a Richter Size: 1MB. A major slide occurred in the upstream slope of the Lower San Fernando Dam immediately following the earthquake of February 9, Previous analyses of this slide have been based on evaluation of seismic shear stresses and the results of cyclic triaxial tests.

These previous analyses fail to explain several key features of the slide. Fourteen persons were killed today, nine of them in hospitals as a minute-long earthquake rolled over Los Angeles and suburbs at a.m. It was the worst recorded quake in the city's history.

Heaviest death toll was in San Fernando Valley, epicenter of the jolting, rumbling temblor. Sections of. The accuracy of teleseismic estimates of moment, fault area, dislocation and stress drop was tested for the case of a thrust fault: the San Fernando, California, earthquake of February 9, Author: Mihailo Trifunac.

the san fernando earthquake An hour before sunrise, at AM, PST, on February 9,the San Fernando region was struck by one of the most devastating earthquakes in California history.

Although the Richter magnitude of the tremblor wasranking it as moderate to large, but not great, it shook a wide, heavily populated area. The largest events in the San Fernando earthquake series, initiated by the main shock at 14h 00m s UT on February 9,were chosen for analysis from the first three months of activity, 87 events in all.

Allen and his co-workers assigned the. On this day 40 years ago, a magnitude earthquake broke at a.m. Sylmar got its name on the event, but the epicenter was deep under the San Gabriel Mountains, in the San Fernando fault zone. The quake ripped open the surface for about 12 miles in the mountains and San Fernando Valley, knocked down parts of the SFV Veterans Hospital and.

The San Fernando earthquake, also known as Sylmar earthquake, struck the San Fernando Valley near Sylmar at a.m. PST on February 9,with a magnitude of Rescue efforts at. Forty years ago today, at a.m., an earthquake near San Fernando measuring on the Richter scale rolled across Southern California, leaving at least 65 dead and staggering structural damage.

I-5 & Route 14 Interchange, February 9, Sylmar Earthquake - February 9, I woke up at about this morning, and realized that today is the 42nd anniversary of the San Fernando, a.k.a.

Sylmar Earthquake. The S. “Earthquake Effects on Utilities” in Engineering Features of the San Fernando Earthquake, February 9,Paul C. Jennings, Editor, EERLCalifornia Institute of Author: M. Erdik, C. Yilmaz, N. Akkas. Today is the 40th Anniversary of the February 9, San Fernando Valley Earthquake in southern California where I grew up.

I was almost 11 years old at the time and the oldest of 5 daughters a & 2. We lived on a quiet cul-de-sac, Del Rio Place, in Granada Hills, California. English: The San Fernando earthquake in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, California.

• The epicenter of the magnitude disastrous earthquake was in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, at the northeastern edge of the ce of: earthquake.

Fernando earthquake. The earthquake occurred on February 9, at a.m. local time and had a Richter magnitude. The earthquake created a liquefaction failure at a water storage facility known as the Lower San Fernando Dam and Reservoir in the San Fernando community on the northern edge of the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area.

The San Fernando earthquake (also known as the Sylmar earthquake) occurred in the early morning of February 9 in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California. The unanticipated thrust earthquake had a moment magnitude of or (as determined by several independent institutions) and had a maximum Mercalli intensity.

San Fernando, California, Earthquake February Olive View Hospital. The San Fernando earthquake (also known as the Sylmar earthquake) happened in the early morning of February 9 in the San Gabriel was at the northern edge of the San Fernando Valley in southern quake measured on the Richter damage was severe near the San Fernando Valley.

February 9, If you lived in Los Angeles this day, all that was on your mind was the earthquake that tossed you out of bed around 6 in the morning, the aftershocks that continued to rumble all day and into the night.

No lights, no gas, no phones – and unless you had batteries; no radio or TV – cut off from just about everybody, except those on your block, most of whom you hadn’t met. magnitude earthquake UTC at Ap UTC Location: Epicenter atkm from Pine Mountain Club ( miles).

The February 9, San Fernando earthquake: A study of source finiteness in teleseismic body waves Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America An exact solution for a finite, two-dimensional moving dislocation in an elastic half-space with application to the San Fernando earthquake of Cited by:.

Studies on the San Fernando fault zone indicate a somewhat shorter recurrence interval of perhaps as much as 4, yr. .L.,Chapter 2-Geologic framework of the San Gabriel Mountains, in Oakeshott, G.B., ed., San Fernando, California, earthquake of 9 February California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletinp.

#The San Fernando earthquake (also known as the Sylmar earthquake) occurred in the early morning of February 9 in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California. The unanticipated thrust earthquake had a magnitude of on the M s scale, and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).The event was one in a series that affected the Los Angeles area in the late .California’s Earthquake Legislation.

Legislation, Paso Robles Earthquake San Fernando earthquake •“Hidden thrust” Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Governor’s Office of Emergency Services San Francisco Office of Emergency Services and Homeland SecurityFile Size: 1MB.