Evaluation Findings for Earthquake Protection Systems, Inc., Friction Pendulum Bearings
Technical Evaluation Report
CERF Reports HITEC 99-07
1998 / 50 pp.
- Out of Print
$44.00 List / $33.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 40370 / ISBN: 9780784403709
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center.
This report summarizes the results of a detailed evaluation of Friction Pendulum Bearings, manufactured by Earthquake Protection Systems, Inc. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devices were tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.