oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The impact of seismic events on buildings in mining areas
|Article Title||The impact of seismic events on buildings in mining areas|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 *CSIR **Van Wyk and Louw Inc|
|Publication Date||Dec 1991|
|Pages||451 - 456|
|Keyword(s)||Buildings, Mining and Seismic events|
This paper discusses the occurrence of earthquakes and earth tremors in South Africa. The characteristics of ground motions associated with mine tremors are then discussed, and it is shown that mine tremors are frequently characterized by unexpectedly high peak horizontal accelerations and velocities.
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