Seismic Capacity Evaluation of SRC Buildingsby Hiroyuki Aoyama, Univ of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan,
Abstract: The Japanese standard for seismic capacity evaluation of existing composite steel and reinforced concrete (SRC) buildings was introduced. As it developed, based on the previously established evaluation standards for existing reinforced concrete (RC) buildings, the emphasis was placed on its comparison with RC. As an example, this evaluation method was applied to old buildings, for which some structural testing was performed when they were demolished. The evaluation method was further discussed in the light of the testing.
Subject Headings: Seismic tests | Reinforced concrete | Concrete structures | Seismic effects | Earthquake resistant structures | Steel structures | Load tests | Existing buildings | Construction methods | Japan | Asia
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