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14:56 Sep 5, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture / construcción
Spanish term or phrase: estructura sismorresistente de encadenados horizontales y verticales
la casa incluye una estructura sismorresistente de encadenados horizontales y verticales
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5earthquake-resistant structure with horizontal and vertical load pathsStuart Allsop
5seismic resistant structure with horizontal to verical load transfer
bigedsenior
3seismic-resistant structure with horizontal and vertical chaining/paths/loads
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)


  

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seismic-resistant structure with horizontal and vertical chaining/paths/loads


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seismic resistant structure with horizontal to verical load transfer


Explanation:
...in earthquake resistant deisgn the floors act as a diaphragm transferring the seismic force to the vertical members, (columns and shear walls), which inturn carries the load to the ground....

Basically, a diaphragm acts as a horizontal I-beam. ... and pictures concerning the basics of earthquake resistant design (will open a new window). ...
mceer.buffalo.edu/infoservice/faqs/bsdesign.asp

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earthquake-resistant structure with horizontal and vertical load paths


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