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Advances in Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering by Ezio Faccioli, Manuela Villani, Manuela Vanini, Carlo Cauzzi

By Ezio Faccioli, Manuela Villani, Manuela Vanini, Carlo Cauzzi (auth.), Michael N. Fardis (eds.)

<P>Performance-based Earthquake Engineering has emerged ahead of the flip of the century because the most crucial improvement within the box of Earthquake Engineering over the last 3 many years. It has considering then begun penetrating codes and criteria on seismic evaluate and retrofitting and making headway in the direction of seismic layout criteria for brand spanking new constructions to boot. the U.S. were a pacesetter in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering, but additionally Europe is an immense 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 members world-leaders in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering from North the United States, Europe and the Pacific rim (Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, China). It covers the complete scope of Performance-based Earthquake Engineering: floor 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 checking out for performance-based earthquake engineering.

Audience: This quantity could be of curiosity to scientists and complex practitioners in structural earthquake engineering, geotechnical earthquake engineering, engineering seismology, and experimental dynamics.</P>

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One of the biggest and most important is Ekambareswara (see Fig. 1b). It is the tallest Gopuram (Indian Temple) in Kancheepuram and one of the tallest Indian temple towers in Southern India. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) was performed using the standard Cornell-McGuire approach for PSHA. G. Lai et al. Chennai Kancheepuram a) b) Fig. 1 (a) Position of Kancheepuram in the State of Tamil Nadu in Southern India; (b) Ekambareswara temple; the tallest Gopuram (57 m) built in 1509 AD at the Kancheepuram temple been considered.

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