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Seismic prevention of damage : a case study in a mediterranean city

Author: Michele Maugeri
Publisher: Southampton ; Boston : WIT Press , ©2005.
Series: Advances in earthquake engineering, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The destructive earthquakes of Kocaeli and Duzce in Turkey exemplify the high seismic risk of the Mediterranean area, frequently shaken by earthquakes. This book summarises the results of a two-year  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Maugeri
ISBN: 1845640047 9781845640040
OCLC Number: 1035450777
Description: 408 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Source characterization and seismic action Chapter 1: The sources of the two destructive earthquakes of 1693 retrieved by automatic inversions Chapter 2: Numerical modelling of the December 13, 1990, M = 5.8 Eastern Sicily earthquake Chapter 3: Seismic response from microtremors in Catania (Sicily, Italy) Chapter 4: Seismic response in Catania by different methodologies Part II: Site effects Chapter 5: Geology of the urban area of Catania (Eastern Sicily) Chapter 6: Geolithological features and site response in the town of Catania Chapter 7: Non-linear behaviour of sandy soil for the city of Catania Chapter 8: Site effects in the cultural heritage areas of the city of Catania, Part III: Vulnerability of physical environment Chapter 9: Vulnerability of physical environment of the city of Catania using GIS technique Chapter 10: Seismic response analysis of Monte Po hill (Catania) Chapter 11: Cavities and hypogeal structures of the historical part of the city of Catania Part IV: Soil-structure interaction Chapter 12: Experimental and numerical modelling of a scaled soil-structure system Chapter 13: Evaluation of the dynamic bearing capacity of a masonry building by means of a characteristics line method Chapter 14: A procedure for seismic design of retaining walls Part V: Vulnerability of buildings Chapter 15: A shell for the construction of knowledge bases aimed at assessing the behaviour of RC buildings under seismic actions Chapter 16: Seismic performance of a reinforced concrete building not designed to withstand earthquake loading Part VI: Seismic structural improvement of monuments and RC buildings Chapter 17: Methodology and techniques for seismic protection of the monumental patrimony Chapter 18: Seismic resistance of a reinforced concrete building retrofitted via base isolation Chapter 19: A systematic approach concerning the assessment and strengthening of reinforced concrete buildings of Catania city Part VII: Early alarm and vulnerability of infrastructure systems and urban road Chapter 20: SN-1 - The first Italian seafloor observatory for seismic monitoring Chapter 21: Seismic hazard evaluation for buried pipes crossing unstable slopes Chapter 22: Functional analysis of the urban road network in seismic emergencies: a GIS application on Catania city
Series Title: Advances in earthquake engineering, 14.
Responsibility: edited by Michele Maugeri.


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