Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation in Japan

by Shunsuke Otani, Univ of Tokyo, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Seismic Engineering: Research and Practice


The state of the art in Japan is reviewed on the evaluation of the seismic capacity of existing low- to mid-rise reinforced concrete buildings, taking into account the different resistance and ductility levels of structural members and the sequence of failure from brittle to ductile members.

Subject Headings: Failure analysis | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Concrete structures | Material failures | Structural failures | Reinforced concrete | Existing buildings | Japan | Asia

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