Evaluation of the Seismic Performance of Buildings

by Mourad Bouhafs, Dames & Moore, San Francisco, CA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Techniques for Rapid Assessment of Seismic Vulnerability

Abstract:

The aim of the paper is to present the different existing methodologies available for the assessment of seismic damage to buildings. The approach aims towards the development of a mini-computer analysis program, of which the different options are briefly discussed. A typical reinforced concrete frame building is analysed, and the damage analysis results are presented.



Subject Headings: Concrete frames | Damage (structural) | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Earthquake resistant structures | Structural analysis | Reinforced concrete | Earthquakes

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