Seismic Risk and Decision Analysis of Lifeline Systems

by Ronald T. Eguchi, Agbabian Associates, El Segundo, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Lifeline Earthquake Engineering: Performance, Design and Construction


This paper provides general guidelines for performing lifeline seismic risk and decision analyses. Relevant input models are introduced as they support the performance of component and systems analyses. To illustrate the types and ranges of output that can be obtained from these analyses, a number of examples are provided.

Subject Headings: Seismic effects | System analysis | Load and resistance factor design | Earthquakes | Seismic tests | Risk management | Lifeline systems | Electrical systems

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