Peace of Mind in Earthquake Country How to Save Your Home, Business, and Life

ISBN-10: 081186183X

ISBN-13: 9780811861830

Edition: 3rd 2008

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In this updated and expanded third edition, seismic engineer Peter Yanev and risk management consultant Andrew Thompson explain how to prepare one's property to withstand a powerful quake, and how to protect one's family during and after the chaos. Residents of earthquake country learn why and how earthquakes occur, which construction methods are best suited for fault zones, and how to shore up existing buildings to survive the next big one. This comprehensive resource deconstructs complicated insurance policies, maps existing and suspected faults, and demystifies terms like 'liquifaction' and 'cripple walls.'
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 3/11/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

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