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WO/1999/009278A1
The invention relates to an earthquake protection system which is entirely immune to seismic activity. The inventive system supports buildings and other objects on virtual pendulums (P¿v?) configured according to the invention in the fo...  
WO/1999/007973A1
There is described an automatically self-erecting barrier to prevent ingress of floodwater into a building. The device comprises a float which when inactive may serve as a doorstep, and when active rises on the floodwater to extend a bar...  
WO/1999/007966A1
The invention described is a system for seismic isolation or vibration of structures which is simple, relatively inexpensive and readily used for smaller structures. It involves use of bearings comprising a ball (10) and ball seats (12, ...  
WO/1999/005377A2
The invention relates to a construction and may be used during the erection of antiseismic buildings and structures with stone walls and stone block walls. A method of antiseismic building erection consists of an arrangement of ribbon fo...  
WO/1999/002887A2
The invention described is an energy absorbing bearing with a primary application in the seismic isolation of a structure from the ground or parts of other structures. It may also be used to dampen other forces on structures on which it ...  
WO/1998/058129A2
An earthquake-compliant offshore platform (10) for use in regions of strong earthquakes is disclosed in which the natural vibrational period of the jacket structure (10) is preferably in the range of about 4 seconds to about 8 seconds, w...  
WO/1998/057013A1
A fiber reinforced elastomeric seismic isolation bearing (20) and method protects structures and their contents from the damaging effects of earthquakes. The bearing is a block of a composite material consisting of an elastomer matrix ha...  
WO/1998/057014A1
A system and method is described by which the structural integrity of a building or other structure can be increased and made more resistant to earthquake damage. A structural member may be incorporated into a building structure. At leas...  
WO/1998/053150A1
A T-structure (20), such as an internally reinforced concrete column (22) and cap beam (24), is reinforced with composite material applied to the beam (24) of the T-structure (20). The composite material is applied in layers, with a firs...  
WO/1998/041716A1
The invention concerns an earthquake-proof device for buildings and engineered constructions characterised in that it comprises pre-stressed cables (A1, A2, B ...) fixed at one of their ends to a ground structure (22) supporting the buil...  
WO/1998/038390A1
A flotation system for a building (300) is disclosed including a watertight basement (540) having a unitary piece of concrete forming the floor and walls (615) of the watertight basement (540). Rollers (610) are attached to the watertigh...  
WO/1998/038392A1
This invention relates to a method and a diminution device of the strength structures vibrations caused by the seismic movements or high winds. The invention may be applied to all buildings made of frame or reinforced concrete diaphragm,...  
WO/1998/036134A1
A joint for steel structure, provided with an upper diaphragm (4) combined with a lower surface of an upper column (5), a lower diaphgragm (2) combined with an upper surface of a lower column (1), a connection core (3) having a cross sec...  
WO/1998/035117A1
A three-dimensional guide apparatus which can bear a large load and can be used for construction of vibration isolation for buildings. The three-dimensional guide apparatus comprises a base (23), a first curved guide device (21) disposed...  
WO/1998/030769A1
A shaped article, at least one domain of which has a three-dimensionally reinforced composite structure comprising a matrix and a reinforcing system (2, 4, 5, 6), the reinforcing system comprising bodies such as bars, wires, cables or pl...  
WO/1998/030772A1
The application describes a panel structure for absorbing a shock wave or other impact, comprising a front plate (10), a rear planar member (12), and a honeycomb array between the front plate (10) and rear planar member (12), a substanti...  
WO/1998/030771A1
A method of damping vibration of a structure due to disturbances such as earthquake and wind, and more particularly, to a combination of a damping method, structure and materials, which do not need any special damping device, and which p...  
WO/1998/029618A1
The present invention refers to stirrups for reinforcement of load bearing structural elements, and in particular for reinforcing concrete load bearing building elements, such as columns, shear walls, beams, slabs, footings, lintels, pil...  
WO/1998/029625A1
A damping top which comprises first and second connection members (10, 20) connected to each other so as to connect two relatively displacing points (objects) (L1, L2) to each other, which connection members are fixed at one end thereof ...  
WO/1998/026142A1
A vibration-control damper which is simple in construction and inexpensive and which serves to control a wide range of vibrations of a building, including small and large vibrations due to wind, earthquake and the like. The vibration-con...  
WO/1998/026137A1
A method of damping floor vibrations and structures having damped floors is provided. Damping article(s) are attached to structural floor (A) (at a floor attachment location) and to at least two anchor attachment locations independently ...  
WO/1998/022663A1
A flotation system for a building (300) is disclosed including a watertight basement (540) having a unitary piece of concrete forming the floor and walls (615) of the watertight basement (540). Rollers (610) are attached to the watertigh...  
WO/1998/020261A1
A fastener assembly (10), in respect to forces which are subsequently applied, after installation thereof, when a force is applied in one direction, this fastener assembly (10) is self adjusting incrementally, as needed in travel or actu...  
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WO/1998/010153A1
A method for preparing lightweight concrete (10) including mixing a slurry comprising water (17), a cementing binder (20) and a fine grain aggregate (23) together. Polystyrene pellets (25) are add-mixed to the slurry (15) to form a subst...  
WO/1998/000612A1
A lightweight hollow building block (2, 10) for constructing a blast resistant and gas impermeable barrier wall (1) comprising oppositely disposed spaced apart walls (12, 14, 32, 34) connected by bridging elements (16) forming interconne...  
WO/1997/048866A1
A seismic isolation structure for buildings which can be constituted simply and economically by eliminating dampers and springs and in which the load resistance of each member can be improved by reducing a pressure at a point of contact ...  
WO/1997/049269A2
A metallic structure having an inner and outer enclosure fastened to a skid base having an upper and lower deck. The inner and outer enclosures are made from steel sheets with stiffeners fastened to the inner surface of the outer enclosu...  
WO/1997/048920A1
The invention discloses a method and a device for damping or absorbing sudden large stresses applied to a structure such as part of a civil engineering structure, characterised in that, integral with the structure (1), at least one first...  
WO/1997/045612A1
It applies to a membrane of rapid and cheap construction, based on three components only: rods (1) joined by tying (2) or welding; absorbent and porous fabric (3) tied (4) to said rods, the fabric being of the sackcloth type; and, finall...  
WO/1997/043928A1
The invention features a structure for protecting people against the effects of an earthquake, in particular adapted to an ordinary bed (2), comprising a plane element (3, 5) of the base and mattress type or the like on which people usin...  
WO/1997/043494A1
A shear resistant structural panel assembly (A) for use in framed buildings comprising a facing (2) of finish material (10) having a low tensile strength bonded to a usually thinner structural membrane (9), as sheet metal, having a highe...  
WO/1997/042265A1
A rubber composition for a vibration-isolating laminate body comprises a natural rubber and/or an isoprene rubber, a polybutadiene rubber composite body, a petroleum resin and fine particle carbon black.  
WO/1997/037867A1
A shell-type covering for protecting vehicles, machines or objects against floods or various splashes, is installed from the base upwards, and is characterised by a construction wherein a floor sheet (A) is sealingly connected with accor...  
WO/1997/038172A1
Liquefiable soil (10) is treated for earthquake liquefaction for a building structure or work (11) on or below an overlying ground surface. A plurality of substantially vertical prefabricated drains (12) are positioned at spaced interval...  
WO/1997/025497A1
A damping device for use between a first and a second element (10, 20) of a civil engineering construction, where it can at least partially damp relative movement of the first and second structural elements (10, 20) in the event of rapid...  
WO/1997/025498A1
A connecting device for use between a first and a second element (10, 20) in a civil engineering construction, where it enables relative movement of the first and second structural elements (10, 20) in the event of slow motion, and at le...  
WO/1997/022763A1
A material having fibers in a curable matrix is applied as a reinforcement (61) to a vertical column (20). The matrix is cured by providing a reinforcement curing apparatus (300) including a steel cylindrical housing (302) split lengthwi...  
WO/1997/018357A1
An anti-seismic bearing assembly between building and its foundation includes a sliding pedestal (10), a base support (9) and a cover (5), the sliding pedestal (10) is between the base support (9) and the cover (5) which is fixed to the ...  
WO/1997/018369A1
A protective device (10) for flooding, comprising a protective cloth (12) provided in a housing (11) and a float (13) connected to the protective cloth (12). The housing (11) is formed as boxes having elongated sides (15) and open gable ...  
WO/1997/013941A1
In order to provide a pre-assembled, relocatable building structure which can be transported by road from one site to another, a metal skeleton (318) which is formed of 6 x 2 inch rectangular cross section hollow steel tubing, is welded ...  
WO/1997/012102A1
The proposed method of strengthening reinforced concrete structures pertains to construction and improves resistance to splitting, breaking and bursting of reinforced concrete structures. It can be implemented in either of two variants. ...  
WO/1997/011750A1
An enclosure for housing people in the event of a serious air quality degradation is provided. A pressurized enclosure, either permanent or temporary, includes an air supply system for filtering and subsequently supplying clean air to th...  
WO/1997/007294A1
The present invention discloses a multi-level, earth sheltered structure having a foundation for supporting the structure and corresponding to the exterior shape of the structure. The teachings and techniques of the present invention are...  
WO/1997/006372A1
A vibration isolation device (5) comprises an elastic body (3), in which elastic material layers and rigid material layers are alternately laminated on one antoher, and a columnar-shaped lead (4) arranged in a hollow portion (12) defined...  
WO/1997/004177A1
A barrier forming a temporary dam that may be erected quickly alongside a river in spate to protect a flood-prone area. The barrier (11) mainly consists of extractable piles (15) fitted in holes in the ground, and removable water-tight m...  
WO/1997/004193A1
The present invention provides a modular damper which comprises one or more individual damper elements which are mounted into the damper structure. The dampers are useful in damping structures such as buildings, bridges, etc.  
WO/1997/003264A1
A device for separating the foundations of a construction from the construction itself. The device provides non-negligible damping of seismic oscillation and consists of a structural platform (A) supporting the construction (B), a suffic...  
WO/1996/038639A1
An element (3) such as cylindrical or non-cylindrical tubular element, a column, or a beam, comprises a layer of plastically deformable energy absorbing material such as lead (2) over at least part of an external and/or internal surface ...  
WO/1996/037675A1
A barrier system provides protection for isolators (12) from fire and heat. Insulative panels (28) are positioned about the isolator (12) and are attached thereto and to one another in such a manner so as to allow the isolator (12) to di...  

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