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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...  
WO1996024735A3  
WO/1996/036779A1
Load bearing panels and walls for habitable shelters are formed from relatively thin walled metallic tubing (20) on widely spaced centers joined by transversely extending, spaced thin walled metallic tubing (22). The tubings are joined o...  
WO/1996/030602A1
System for protecting a building (10) whereby the building (10) is based on a flat structure (11) supported by hydraulic jacks (30, 33) set on the ground or on the bottom of a sunk garage (12) sufficiently large to receive the building (...  
WO/1996/029477A1
A foundation for vibration isolation, which endures quaking in both horizontal and vertical directions in a great earthquake. With respect to horizontal movements, friction between a pillar and a floor surface is made small such that the...  
WO/1996/027055A1
A damping (40) apparatus and method uses one or more tension elements (43, 44) fabricated from shape memory alloy to cycle through a superelastic stress-strain hysteresis to provide energy dissipation. The method and apparatus can be use...  
WO/1996/024735A2
Methods of joining pre-cast buidling units (76A, 76B) of U-shaped cross section are disclosed, including earthquake-attenuating joints, and combinations of the units and support pillars for forming large open-plan areas. Methods of incor...  
WO/1996/022426A1
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/1996/020323A1
A stiffness decoupling assembly (22) includes a plurality of elongated, relatively flexible, concrete-filled pipes (28) rigidly connected to a structure (20) and extending downwardly toward an underlying foundation (26), with at least ce...  
WO/1996/018774A1
Steel moment resisting frame (SMRF) connections between vertical columns (14) and horizontal beams (19) are for both original and retrofit building construction. The SMRF connection is a column tree assembly (13) consisting of primary tr...  
WO/1996/018787A1
A blast-proof building having one or more storeys, the or each storey comprising one or more rows of internal supports and having walls and a ceiling comprised of: (a) one or more intermediate "L" shaped components defining a wall portio...  
WO/1996/017507A1
A door assembly (10) for an EMI shielded room includes a door structure defining an inner space parallel to the door faces. Plates (50, 52) are mounted in the space for movement toward and away from the door edges. Support assemblies (40...  
WO/1996/015389A1
A shock-absorbing device using at least one piston (23) moving in a cylinder (24) filled with an elastomeric gum. The device includes means (29) for altering the cross-section of the mass of gum across the head of the piston (23), partic...  
WO/1996/007000A1
The invention is intended to improve the so-called hydraulic torus buffer as described for example in the USA-patent 4,887,398, in such a way that the horizontal soil movements during earthquakes do not affect the supported building (10)...  
WO/1996/007035A1
The invention relates to a flexible shock-absorber, having two different and separate chambers (1, 5); one for bearing the load-being filled with any liquid but preferably water and called "hydraulic chamber" (1) and the other intended f...  
WO/1996/006986A1
A method and apparatus for tying building components together or to the ground utilizes a system of spring-tensioned cables (46) strung between the foundation (16) and the top corners of any shear diaphragm. The cables (46) are kept unde...  
WO/1996/004197A1
An apparatus (30) for reinforcing an external surface of a stationary vertical column (20) with a reinforcing material (61) includes a supply (60) of the reinforcing material (61) and a guide (62) that directs the reinforcing material (6...  
WO/1995/034724A1
A method is provided for reinforcing the face or faces of walls (42) so as to prevent or reduce the likelihood of failure when such walls (42) are subjected to atypical loadings such as are encountered during earthquakes. The method incl...  
WO/1995/030814A1
Advanced civil engineering is recently remarkably focused to the application of various isolation devices, located generally at the building base, for solution of problems related to vibro-isolation and construction of earthquake-resista...  
WO/1995/025865A1
A seismic brake assembly (100) comprises an annular pipe (1) journaled through a gripping block (2) which frictionally engages the pipe (1) about the pipe's outer diameter. The force with which the gripping block (2) frictionally engages...  
WO1995017561A3  
WO/1995/023267A1
An apparatus for protecting structures, constructions and the like against earthquakes comprises at least a support having a bottom part (6), a top part (8) disposed above the bottom part and horizontally movable in relation thereto, on ...  
WO/1995/022012A1
A seismic isolation bearing system (10), as shown in the figure employs a spherical ball (12) disposed between upper (11A) and lower (11B) conical plates. Essentially constant restoring and damping forces are achieved in the ball-in-cone...  
WO/1995/020705A1
A method and apparatus for structural deflection control, as well as associated sequential controls that are based on new control laws. The apparatus of this invention is of relatively low cost and performs better than prior art devices....  
WO/1995/017560A1
An earthquake, fire and wind resistant pre-fabricated building panel comprises a plurality of frame members (150, 152-155). The frame members are connected together to form a frame lying in a frame plane, the frame defining a perimeter o...  
WO/1995/017561A2
An earthquake, fire and wind resistant pre-fabricated building panel comprises a plurality of frame members (150, 152-155). The frame members are connected together to form a frame lying in a frame plane, the frame defining a perimeter o...  
WO/1995/016836A1
A method for securing residential and low rise commercial structures during periods of high wind employing mooring apparatus having a mooring cable (20), a ground anchor (22), and a tightening means (24). One end of the mooring cable (20...  
WO/1995/014830A1
A seismic isolation bearing including a top load plate (11A) for securing the bearing to a structure to be supported, a lower load plate (11B) for securing the bearing assembly to the foundation, and a steel reinforced rubber bearing bod...  
WO/1995/005513A1
An explosion resistant structure comprises arcuate interlocking cold roll formed profiled steel panels (59) over which an outer (51) of steel reinforced concrete is formed. The outer concrete skin (51) is formed integrally with a steel r...  
WO/1994/028333A1
An extrusion damper for interposing between two members to absorb energy of motion which may be induced between the two comprises a rigid jacket (1) surrounding a body of a plastically deformable energy absorbing material (3) such as lea...  
WO/1994/028334A1
An extrusion damper for interposing between two members to absorb energy of motion which may be induced between the two comprises an outer jacket (1) surrounding a body of a plastically deformable energy absorbing material (3) such as le...  
WO/1994/028332A1
An extrusion damper for interposing between two members to absorb energy of motion which may be induced between the two comprises an outer jacket (1) surrounding a body of a plastically deformable energy absorbing material (3) such as le...  
WO/1994/026990A1
A building (10) has legs (11) each of which is curved and in a vertical plane, the upper ends of legs (11) being rigidly secured to a central securing member (13) and the lower leg ends also being rigidly secured to footings, so as to re...  
WO/1994/026634A1
An environmental enclosure structure formed of a cement-based slurry infiltrated fiber composite material. The enclosure structure is a box-like enclosure (V) formed of the composite material which is produced by first placing a pluralit...  
WO1994018406A3  
WO/1994/025687A1
A system (100) for supporting an architectural element (102) such that the supporting structure (104, 114) resists unexpected, infrequent shocks such as might be encountered during an earthquake or other disaster and isolates the archite...  
WO/1994/018406A2
A house is composed of prefabricated elements, especially for construction by the owner, with a carrying or support structure consisting of carrying elements (3 to 5) and insertion elements (18, 34) for incorporation in the carrying or s...  
WO/1994/015047A1
The present invention is related to an antiseismic connector (100) of limited vibration for safe isolation of structures from earthquakes and other ground excitations, and for safe vertical interconnection of the superstructure to the fo...  
WO/1994/013974A1
An energy absorber for interposing between two members to absorb energy of motion which may be induced between the two comprises a core (3) of a plastically deformable energy absorbing material such as lead and means surrounding the core...  
WO/1994/013900A1
A fire-rated, light-weight concrete, freestanding enclosure (10) wherein the enclosure comprises a front section (11), one or more intermediate sections (12) and an end section (14), each section having aperture means located substantial...  
WO/1994/010412A1
An earthquake-proofing device for buildings comprises an upper plate (1) provided with two or more metal wedges (5) with their sloping plane surfaces (5a) facing downwards and outwards; a lower plate (2) provided with two or more metal w...  
WO/1994/009221A1
An insulated construction panel (1) is formed from a cementitious material, usually Portland cement concrete, and reinforced with reinforcing fibre, usually steel reinforcing fibre. After the first layer of fibre reinforced concrete (2) ...  

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