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- Subject: Re: Seismic zones and design values in Mongolia
- From: sasquake <sasquake(--nospam--at)uswest.net>
- Date: Fri, 08 Oct 1999 23:36:55 -0700
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Scott Maxwell wrote:
The 1997 UBC has seismic zones for countries around the world.Contact David Swartz of the US Geological Survey in Menlo Park, CA. I believe they have done some seismic hazard studies in Mongolia; and, if anyone can help, Ghengis Khan!
Unforunately, the closest that I could find was Beijing in China, which is
still QUITE a distance from Ulaan Baatar. Beijing is classified as a zone
4 in the 1997 UBC.
Sorry that I could not help more.
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At 06:13 AM 9/23/99 +0800, you wrote:
>I am assisting with a design study for a gold plant to be constructed near
>Mongolia's capital Ulaan Baatar.
>I have requested Russian standards, and are very slowly obtaining
>information, which then requires translation.
>What I urgently require, in English, is an indicative assessment of
>seismicity, perhaps as compared to the US code, or NZ code. Knowing what
>the basic horizontal coefficient for elastically responding structures is
>will help me in preparing cost estimates.
>Can anyone help, or connect me to someone that could? Any advice is greatly
>Yenem Engineering Services
>54 John Street
>Gooseberry Hill WA 6076
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