A Proposed Rapid Visual Screening Procedure for Seismic Evaluation of RC-Frame Buildings in India

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dc.contributor.author Jain, Sudhir Kumar
dc.contributor.author Mitra, Keya
dc.contributor.author Shah, Mehul
dc.contributor.author Kumar, Manish
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-15T08:49:46Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-15T08:49:46Z
dc.date.issued 2010-08
dc.identifier.citation Jain, Sudhir Kumar et al., “A proposed rapid visual screening procedure for seismic evaluation of RC-Frame buildings in India”, Earthquake Spectra, DOI: 10.1193/1.3456711, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 709–729, Aug. 2010. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 8755-2930
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/1.3456711
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/708
dc.description.abstract Poor performance of reinforced concrete (RC) frame buildings in India during past earthquakes has been a matter of serious concern. Hence, it becomes important to identify and strengthen the deficient buildings. When dealing with a large building stock, one needs evaluation methods for quick assessment of the seismic safety of existing buildings so that corrective retrofitting measures may be undertaken on the deficient buildings. This paper presents a review of some of the available methods for rapid visual screening (RVS) of RC-frame buildings and proposes a RVS method for RC-frame buildings in India based on systematic studies on damage data of the 2001 Bhuj earthquake. © 2010, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Sudhir Kumar Jain et al.,
dc.format.extent Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 709–729
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Earthquake Engineering Research Institute en_US
dc.subject Evaluation Method en_US
dc.subject Existing building en_US
dc.subject Frame buildings en_US
dc.subject Large buildings en_US
dc.subject Seismic evaluation en_US
dc.subject Systematic study en_US
dc.subject Visual screening en_US
dc.title A Proposed Rapid Visual Screening Procedure for Seismic Evaluation of RC-Frame Buildings in India en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.journal Earthquake Spectra


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