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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.1906SF(08)
EISBN: 9780813756073
... And Boat Tour Of New Bay Bridge Construction Significance of the Site Accessibility Directions Stop Description The San FranciscoOakland Bay Bridge provides a vital transportation link from San Francisco to the East Bay region. During the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, part of the bridge...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1940
Seismological Research Letters (1940) 11 (3): 2.
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Published: 01 December 1936
Seismological Research Letters (1936) 8 (3): 5.
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1991
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1991) 81 (5): 2019–2047.
.... A spectral ratio arbiter of this discrepancy confuses it further. The failure of the East Bay crossing of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge cannot be attributed to relative displacements of the abutments in Oakland and Yerba Buena Island, but the motions of the Bay Bridge causing failure remain unknown...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1951
GSA Bulletin (1951) 62 (9): 1079–1110.
... clay, and clay, which everywhere forms a good foundation for engineering structures. The caissons in the east part of the bay on the present San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge rest on this formation. In more than 15 years the piers have not settled appreciably. The overlying San Antonio formation, 15...
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Published: 01 May 2005
Earthquake Spectra (2005) 21 (2): 613–615.
... response. The report is important and interesting reading for state policy makers as well as academic and professional earthquake engineers. It has already begun to play an impor- tant role in the considerations of alternative designs for the east span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge. The report...
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Published: 01 October 1937
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1937) 27 (4): 267–303.
... be- tween the ground and the structure at the time of an earthquake. In this paper are presented data and comments concerning natural vibrations of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay bridge and the the Golden Gate bridge during con- struction and in their present completed form. This work is a continuation...
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Published: 01 April 1941
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1941) 31 (2): 151–171.
...) . 8 Raab N. C. Wood H. C. Earthquake Stresses in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge , Proc. Am. Soc. Civ. Engin. (1940) . A MECHANICAL ANALYZER FOR THE PREDICTION...
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Published: 01 May 2003
Seismological Research Letters (2003) 74 (3): 313–323.
... with an elastic first floor and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The former problem has also been solved in the previous work (Biot, 1933 , 1934 ), but the results are presented here in a more applicable form. Applications of the concept of earthquake spectrum, using the author's analytical method, have...
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Published: 01 April 2006
Earthquake Spectra (2006) 22 (2_suppl): 261–277.
... ground shaking from the Loma Prieta earthquake was modest peak ground acceleration 0.2 g in areas underlain by East Bay lls, liquefaction was widespread Holzer 1998a . Treasure Island, the Port of Oakland, Oakland airport, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza, Alameda Naval Air Station...
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Published: 01 January 2014
Seismological Research Letters (2014) 85 (1): 1–4.
... finished, whereas the hospital retrofit programs are an ongoing struggle. In September 2013, Caltrans opened the new East Span of the San FranciscoOakland Bay bridge, and Californians were told that it is designed for the 1500‐year earthquake. Fifteen‐hundred years is a long time, and lots of horrible...
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Published: 01 November 2011
Earthquake Spectra (2011) 27 (4): 1203–1218.
... in support of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics 34 369 – 391 Yazgan U. 2009 The Use of Post-Earthquake Residual Displacements as a Performance Indicator in Seismic Assessment Ph.D. Dissertation No. 18645, Swiss...
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Published: 01 January 2006
Seismological Research Letters (2006) 77 (1): 51–62.
... to travel by boat on the San Francisco Bay to visit and discuss the ongoing retrofit of the San FranciscoOakland Bay Bridge. The history of the Bridge and its seismic design will be discussed in detail. Leaders: Moh Huang (CGS) and Jerry Kao (GGB HTD) Day and Time: Tuesday, April 18, 2:00–5:00...
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Published: 01 June 1926
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1926) 16 (2): 81–132.
... of the future metropolitan area. INTRODUCTION The region immediately surrounding the Bay of San Francisco has an assured future as a great population center. For two decades the San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan district has been classed among the large metropolitan areas of the world, and has a present...
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Published: 01 April 2006
Earthquake Spectra (2006) 22 (2_suppl): 237–259.
.... The partial collapse of both the Cypress Overpass in Oakland and the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, as well as A RETROSPECTIVE ON THE 1906 EARTHQUAKE S IMPACT ON BAY AREA AND CALIFORNIA PUBLIC POLICY S253 others, prompted the legislature to demand major reforms in the funding and capital outlay priorities...
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.1906SF(IN)
EISBN: 9780813756073
... of the most important elements of San Francisco's transportation infrastructure, the San FranciscoOakland Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. Also included in Part 1 is a trip to the San Francisco Emergency Communications Center (Chapter 10). Part II takes the reader to locations along the San Andreas...
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Published: 01 May 2005
Earthquake Spectra (2005) 21 (2): 353–370.
...., and Wan, E., 2002. Biostratigraphy beneath central San Francisco Bay along the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge transect, in Crustal Structure of the Coastal San Francisco Bay Region, California, edited by T. Parson, U.S. Geol. Surv. Prof. Pap. 1658, pp. 11 28. Petersen, M. D., Bryant, W. A., Cramer, C. H...
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Published: 01 October 1991
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1991) 81 (5): 1415–1423.
... District, however, we can only guess at the relative importance of each. So, too, even one mainshock record from the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge would have been of great value in deter- mining the motions of this important yet fragile structure leading to failure at Pier E-9. Four short years after...
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Published: 01 October 1935
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1935) 25 (4): 349–359.
... of America Bldg., base- A12--12-in. aecelerograph; DM--Displace- ment, As ment meter; W--Weed strong-motion seis- mograph. ) San Jose, Bank of America Bldg., 13th floor, As Berkeley, University of California, As Eureka, A6and DM Suisun Bay Bridge, A6 Ferndale, As Oakland, City Hall, basement, A6 Bishop, A6...
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Published: 01 July 1936
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1936) 26 (3): 245–277.
... HOUSE WHILE UNDER CONSTRUCTION Three important structures, namely, the new Alameda County Court House in Oakland, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and the Golden Gate Bridge, have been tested from time to time while these structures have been under construction. Reports on the vibrations...