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[SEAOC] Re: [SEAOC] Re: [SEAOC] Buried or partially buried structures

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The underground dislacements in soft soils particularly near the source of
strong ground shaking can be considerable.  You might refer to the failure of
subway systems in Kobe for examples. Underground structures should be
designed to accomodate such displacements without unacceptable modes of
response.

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