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The ideal characteristics for building materials in seismically active areas are ductility and stiffness.
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User: The ideal characteristics for building materials in seismically active areas are ductility and stiffness.





Weegy: what is your question please?
Expert answered|jenid706|Points 20|

User: The ideal characteristics for building materials in seismically active areas are ductility and stiffness.

Weegy: are you asking what the ideal characteristics are or do you want to know if this statement is correct?
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User: True or false

Weegy: this answer is false, you want materials with flexibility in an earthquake zone to assess earthquake waves.



User: The NEHRP Provisions provide two seismic hazard maps that contain quantitative measures from which seismic forces on buildings may be determined. Which of the following variables were not considered in developing these maps? a. Historical seismicity of an area b. Geological investigations c. Types of structures built in an area d. Area's proximity to known faults

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The NEHRP Provisions provide two seismic hazard maps that contain quantitative measures from which seismic forces on buildings may be determined. Historical seismicity of an area were not considered in developing these maps.
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