Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering by Dimitrios G. Lignos, Helmut Krawinkler (auth.), Manolis

By Dimitrios G. Lignos, Helmut Krawinkler (auth.), Manolis Papadrakakis, Michalis Fragiadakis, Nikos D. Lagaros (eds.)

This publication presents an perception in complicated tools and ideas for structural research and layout opposed to seismic loading. The e-book comprises 25 chapters facing quite a lot of well timed matters in modern Earthquake Engineering. briefly, the subjects lined are: cave in evaluation, checklist choice, impression of soil stipulations, difficulties in seismic layout, safety of monuments, earth dam constructions and liquid bins, numerical tools, lifetime evaluate, post-earthquake measures.

A universal floor of figuring out is supplied among the groups of Earth Sciences and Computational Mechanics in the direction of mitigating seismic danger. the subject is of serious social and clinical curiosity, as a result of huge variety of scientists and practising engineers at the moment operating within the box and thanks to the good social and financial effects of earthquakes.

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The corresponding intensity measure of the ground motion is referred to as collapse capacity of the building for this specific ground motion record. There is no unique definition of intensity of an earthquake record. T1 /. Since the result of an IDA study strongly depends on the selected record, IDAs are performed for an entire set of n ground motion records, and the outcomes are evaluated statistically. 2 Example In the following the global collapse capacity of the generic 15-story frame structure presented in Sect.

G. Sextos et al. moment-curvature analysis was conducted to predict the ductility and member nonlinear behavior under varying loads. Along these lines, two material models were used in the ZEUS-NL model: 1. The bilinear elasto-plastic model with kinematic strain-hardening (stl1) was used to model the reinforcement and rigid connections and 2.  D 0:05/. 20) based on the model of Mander et al. [20]. Time history analyses were conducted using the Newmark algorithm with parameters “ D 0:25 and ” D 0:5.

I for the transverse [16]. The soil conditions at the location of the structure as well as through-out the Fig. 2 The multi-storey R/C building (case study 1) On the Evaluation of EC8-Based Record Selection Procedures 47 overall bay area are characterized by very soft soil strata classified as category D to X according to EC8 [17]. 6 m. 3 m the soil is considered as loose, liquefiable, silty sand, followed by 1 m of silt with varying percentage of loose sand and a deep layer of medium plasticity marl.

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