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The ideal characteristics for building materials in seismically active areas are ductility and stiffness
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User: 13. ___________ waves cause most of the damage to the built environment during an earthquake.

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

Weegy: False
sweet25|Points 90|

User: Buildings are assigned to Seismic Use Groups on the basis of ______

Weegy: Buildings are assigned to Seismic Use Groups on the basis of Community's need.
sipichapie|Points 4905|

User: Scientists use __________ waves to find an earthquake's epicenter

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

User: ___________ waves cause most of the damage to the built environment during an earthquake

User: ___________ waves cause most of the damage to the built environment during an earthquake

User: In order to make the construction of seismically safe buildings economically possible, the ICSSC drafted Executive Order 12699 to mandate that a building should be designed to prevent:

Weegy: d. All of the above.
debnjerry|Points 47037|

User: A fault is a fracture in the earth's outer shell, on either side of which rock mass moves

Weegy: d. Any of the above.
claudinebar|Points 60|

User: All faults will cause earthquakes.

User: Two of the objectives of NEHRP were to educate the public about earthquake risk reduction and increase the use of existing scientific and engineering knowledge to mitigate earthquake hazards

Weegy: a)true
wishingstar|Points 51|

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

Weegy: False
sweet25|Points 90|

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

User: The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale measures the __________ of an earthquake.

User: The NEHRP Provisions addressed effective methods of seismic design and construction of

Weegy: buildings in high risk areas, buildings in moderate risk areas, buildings in low risk areas
scijoe21|Points 2275|

User: ___________ waves cause most of the damage to the built environment during an earthquake. A. secondary B. surface C. primary D. body

User: In order to make the construction of seismically safe buildings economically possible, the ICSSC drafted Executive Order 12699 to mandate that a building should be designed to prevent: A. damage. B. collapse. C. defacement. D. All of the above.

Weegy: d. All of the above.
debnjerry|Points 47037|

User: Earthquake activity can be caused by ___________ movement of plates

Weegy: Earthquake activity can be caused by tectonic movement of plates.
emdjay23|Points 1450|

User: 17. Earthquake activity can be caused by ___________ movement of plates. A. convergent B. divergent C. lateral D. All of the above

Weegy: The answer is d. all of the above.




User: Two of the objectives of NEHRP were to educate the public about earthquake risk reduction and increase the use of existing scientific and engineering knowledge to mitigate earthquake hazards. A. True B. False

Weegy: a)true
wishingstar|Points 51|

User: . Which of the following is not a horizontal bracing system? A. Braced frame B. Moment-resistant C. Shear wall D. Diaphragm

Weegy: a. Diaphragm
sunny4691|Points 1054|

User: A building constructed according to the NEHRP Provisions may sustain enough damage during an earthquake that it must be demolished. A. True B. False

Weegy: a)true
xramen135@aol.com|Points 590|

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

Weegy: False
sweet25|Points 90|

User: What is the clearest indication that your community is seismically safe? A. Your community adopted a recent version of a model building code, including its seismic provisions. B. Building codes have been in use for years. C. Earthquake hazard maps say the seismicity of your State is low. D. A recent earthquake occurred and caused no injuries or damage

Weegy: none of those ensure any city is safe... ............
sujaysen|Points 4219|

User: Which term refers to powerful ocean waves caused by an earthquake, landslide, or volcanic eruption on the sea floor? A. Ductile B. Drift C. Seiche D. Tsunami

Weegy: a. Tsunami, The movement at the sea floor leading to tsunami can be produced by earthquakes, landslides and volcanic eruptions.
jantip|Points 230|

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. Geological investigations

Weegy: please complete your choices. thank you.
Expert answered|jbgingz|Points 194|

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Surface waves cause most of the damage to the built environment during an earthquake.
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TRUE.The ideal characteristics for building materials in seismically active areas are ductility and stiffness.
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Scientists use the P and S waves to find an earthquake's epicenter.
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TRUE.All faults will cause earthquakes.
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