Preliminary Investigation of Structural Damage, San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9, 1971.
Final rept. Feb-Jul 71,
NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF
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The report contains information and photographs obtained during a preliminary investigation of structural damage caused by the San Fernando Valley, California Earthquake of 9 February 1971. Since the damage was quite widespread, the failures of only a few residential homes, commercial buildings and freeway bridges were inspected. Larger structures visited were a hydraulic fill dam which almost failed completely, two large Veterans Administration Hospital buildings, that collapsed, and the Los Angeles County Olive View Medical Center.