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Earthquake resistant design (Esdc)

Definition
Providing a structure with strength, stiffness and inelastic deformation capacity which is great enough to withstand a given level of earthquake-generated force. (Source: Team: adapted from MCEER Buffalo <http://mceer.buffalo.edu/infoService/Reference_Services/advEQdesign.asp>)
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Seismic design
Broader Term
Design methods (Esd)
Narrower Terms
Base isolation (Esdcb)
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Computer aided design (Esdb)
Estimating (Esdf)
Geometric design (Esdg)
Human factors engineering (Esdh)
Life cycle analysis (Esdm)
Limit state design (Esdn)
Load and resistance factor design (Esdp)
Redundancy (Esdr)
Systems engineering (Esds)
Ultimate load design (Esdu)
Wind resistant design (Esdw)