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Increasing Seismic Safety by Combining Engineering Technologies and Seismological Data / Edition 1

Increasing Seismic Safety by Combining Engineering Technologies and Seismological Data / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402091940
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/02/2008
Series: NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Group picture, Participants sketches and names. 1. The Use of Ambient Noise for Building and Soil Characterisation; M. Herak.- The Need for Standardized Approach for Estimating the local Site Effects Based on Ambient Noise Recordings; K Atakan.- Are Transients Carrying Useful Information for Estimating H/V Spectral Ratios? S. Parolai et al.- Basic Structure of QTS (HVSR) and Examples of Applications; Y. Nakamura.- Ambient Noise and Site Response: from Estimation of Site Effects to determination of the Subsoil Structure; F.J. Chavez-Garci.- In-Situ Estimates of Material Damping from Environmental Noise Measurements; D. Albarello and F. Baliva.- Estimates of Vs30 Based on Constrained H/V Ratio Measurements Alone; S. Castellaro, F. Mulargia.- Comparison of Recorded Dynamic Characteristics of Structures and Ground During Strong and Weak Shaking; M. Çelebi.- HVSR Technique Improvement Using Redundant Wavelet Transform; F. Vallianatos, G. Hioupis.- 2. Effect of Buildings on Free-Field Ground Motion; M. Mucciarelli.- Effect of Building-Building Interaction on 'Free-Field' Ground Motion; M. Mucciarelli et al.- 3. Role of Dynamic Properties on Building Vulnerability; A. Masi.- How Far Ambient Noise Measurement may help to Assess Building Vulnerability?C. Boutin, S. Hans.- Assessment of Seismic Capacity of Existing Buildings — Effects of Uncertainties; D. Baros et al.- Estimation of the period of Vibration of Existing RC Building Types Based on Experimental Data and Numerical Results; A. Masi, M. Vona.- Retrofitting and Strengthening Evaluation from Stiffness Variations of a Damaged Building from Ambient Vibration Recordings; M.N. Farsi et al.- 4. State-of-the-Art — Recent Advances and Applications; J.F. Cassidy.- Microtremor Soil-Structure Resonance Study in the Bovec Basin (NW Slovenia) Related to 1998 and 2004 Damaging Earthquakes; A. Gosar.- Recent Earthquake Site Response Studies in Canada; J.F. Cassidy, S. Molnar.-Recent Applications of Ambient Vibration Measurements in Croatia; M. Herak.- Applications to World Heritage Sites; J. Saita.-
Two Applications of the HVSR Technique to Cultural Heritage and Historical Masonry; D. Liberatore et al.- Overview of Seismic Hazard Studies in Tunis City;
N. Bouden-Romdhane et al.- An Empericial Geotechnical Seismic Site Response Procedure; A. Rodriguez-Marek et al.- Conclusions.

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