Damage to civil engineering works and resulting civil defence problems
Evans, G. L.
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Detailed studies of the damage to many of buildings, bridges and other structures increases our knowledge of earthquake forces and their effects. Here no more than a summary can be given of the type of damage caused to various works with a suggested reason for this in some cases. Damage to roads, bridges, culverts and water supplies are briefly considered with an outline of the Civil Defence action taken during the emergency period.