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From Pelham To Penang
Kamarudin Ab Malek Alan D Roberts
Ad hoc
ISBN: 978-983-2066-40-0
Published Year: 2013
RM 380.00
ABSTRACT
This book presents a summary of the various scientific and technological studies related to rubber-bonded steel laminate bearings and their engineering use in bridges and buildings. The chapters cover basic facts about rubber and its historical use in civil engineering, with a particular focus on structres that benefit from vibration isolation and earthquake protection. In the second Penang Bridge High Damping Natural Rubber (HDNR) bearings are used to unsure that the bridge survives against any major earthquakes in its proximity.