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Shock and Vibration
Volume 2015, Article ID 841870, 19 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/841870
Research Article

Ultimate Strength of Fixed Offshore Platforms Subjected to Near-Fault Earthquake Ground Vibration

1School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
2Department of Civil Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, P.O. Box 15875-4416, Tehran, Iran

Received 30 January 2015; Accepted 11 May 2015

Academic Editor: Tony Murmu

Copyright © 2015 Hesam Sharifian 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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