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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2018, Article ID 9734283, 12 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9734283
Research Article

The Use of Limestone Sand for the Seismic Base Isolation of Structures

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy, University of Split, Matice Hrvatske 15, 21000 Split, Croatia

Correspondence should be addressed to Nikola Grgić; rh.tsdarg@cigrg.alokin

Received 19 March 2018; Revised 11 June 2018; Accepted 27 June 2018; Published 1 August 2018

Academic Editor: Evangelos J. Sapountzakis

Copyright © 2018 Ivan Banović et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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