SYNER-G: Typology Definition and Fragility Functions for by K. Pitilakis,Helen Crowley,Amir Kaynia

By K. Pitilakis,Helen Crowley,Amir Kaynia

Fragility capabilities represent an rising instrument for the probabilistic seismic danger evaluate of structures, infrastructures and lifeline structures. The paintings awarded during this e-book is a partial manufactured from a ecu Union funded examine venture SYNER-G (FP7 topic 6: surroundings) the place latest wisdom has been reviewed so that it will extract the main acceptable fragility features for the vulnerability research and loss estimation of the vast majority of buildings and civil works uncovered to earthquake threat. result of different correct ecu tasks and foreign projects also are included within the booklet. in different situations new fragility and vulnerability capabilities were constructed with the intention to greater symbolize the categorical features of ecu parts in danger. a number of ecu and non-European institutes and Universities collaborated successfully to capitalize upon latest wisdom. state of the art equipment are defined, latest fragility curves are reviewed and, the place invaluable, new ones are proposed for constructions, lifelines, transportation infrastructures in addition to for utilities and demanding amenities. Taxonomy and typology definitions are synthesized and the remedy of similar uncertainties is discussed.

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The booklet goals to be a customary reference at the fragility capabilities for use for the seismic vulnerability and probabilistic threat evaluate of an important components in danger. it really is of specific curiosity to earthquake engineers, scientists and researchers operating within the box of earthquake threat evaluation, in addition to the coverage undefined, civil defense and emergency administration agencies.

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