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Mechanics of rubber bearings for seismic and vibration isolation

Kelly, James M.; Konstantinidis, Dimitrios

New York: John Wiley & Sons, Wiley e-book available to UCB campus, Wiley copyright, 2011-09, PDF (525 K45 2011)

The text book collates important information on the mechanics of multilayer rubber bearings covering prerequisite fundamental theory and providing a number of closed-form solutions to various boundary value problems as well as a comprehensive historical overview on the engineering use of isolation in buildings, bridges and industrial structures.

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