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By Michael N. Fardis

ISBN-10: 9048187451

ISBN-13: 9789048187454

ISBN-10: 9400732716

ISBN-13: 9789400732711

Performance-based Earthquake Engineering has emerged sooner than the flip of the century because the most vital improvement within the box of Earthquake Engineering over the last 3 many years. It has due to the fact that then begun penetrating codes and criteria on seismic evaluate and retrofitting and making headway in the direction of seismic layout criteria for brand new constructions in addition. the united states were a pace-setter in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering, but in addition Europe is an important contributor. Workshops on Performance-based Earthquake Engineering, held in Bled (Slovenia) in 1997 and 2004 are regarded as milestones. The ACES Workshop in Corfu (Greece) of July 2009 builds on them, attracting as participants world-leaders in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering from North the USA, Europe and the Pacific rim (Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, China). It covers the whole scope of Performance-based Earthquake Engineering: flooring motions for performance-based earthquake engineering; Methodologies for Performance-based seismic layout and retrofitting; Implementation of Performance-based seismic layout and retrofitting; and complicated seismic trying out for performance-based earthquake engineering.

Audience: This quantity can be of curiosity to scientists and complicated practitioners in structural earthquake engineering, geotechnical earthquake engineering, engineering seismology, and experimental dynamics.

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