Published: Jan 1960
| ||Format||Pages||Price|| |
|PDF ()||5||$25||  ADD TO CART|
|Complete Source PDF (3.4M)||5||$55||  ADD TO CART|
For the purpose of this paper a diaphragm may be defined as a horizontal element in a building or structure which distributes horizontal forces in its plane to vertical resisting elements which, in turn, transmit these forces to the ground. A diaphragm is an important element in resisting forces induced by earthquake shock and in resisting wind forces or horizontal earth pressures.
Partner, S. B. Barnes and Associates, Los Angeles, Calif.