Damage to Non-structural Elements

Tsuyoshi Seike, Akira Natori, Ryohei Kumagai, Toru Eguchi

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In this chapter, the damages of non-structural elements are reported as follows: roo fi ng tile and exterior walls installed by wet joint in wooden houses, damage of ceilings (especially ceilings of large space like a hall, ceiling of general building and ceiling of low-rise commercial building) and damage of exterior outer walls, claddings and openings (especially (1) damage on the exterior tiles of RC buildings, (2) damage on the lath sheet of steel buildings, (3) damage on the ALC panels of steel buildings, (4) damage on the glass screens, (5) damages on window glasses and (6) damages on other outer wall parts). The investigation area is as follows: Fukushima and Miyagi in Tohoku region, Kanagawa, Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Tochigi, Ibaraki and Tokyo in Kanto region and Shizuoka in Chubu region.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPreliminary Reconnaissance Report of the 2011 Tohoku-Chiho Taiheiyo-Oki Earthqake
Number of pages28
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012

Publication series

NameGeotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering
ISSN (Print)1573-6059
ISSN (Electronic)1872-4671


  • Ceiling
  • Expansion joints
  • Exterior walls
  • Interior finishes
  • Roofing tiles


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