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Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment : Updated Overview with Emphasis on Romania - Radu Vacareanu

Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment

Updated Overview with Emphasis on Romania

By: Radu Vacareanu (Editor), Constantin Ionescu (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 22nd March 2018
ISBN: 9783319747231
Number Of Pages: 544

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This book contains the best contributions presented during the 6th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and the 2nd National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology - 6CNIS & 2CNISS, that took place on June 14-17, 2017 in Bucharest - Romania, at the Romanian Academy and Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest. The book offers an updated overview of seismic hazard and risk assessment activities, with an emphasis on recent developments in Romania, a very challenging case study because of its peculiar intermediate-depth seismicity and evolutive code-compliant building stock. Moreover, the book collects input of renowned scientists and professionals from Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey and United Kingdom.The content of the book focuses on seismicity of Romania, geotechnical earthquake engineering, structural analysis and seismic design regulations, innovative solutions for seismic protection of building structures, seismic risk evaluation, resilience-based assessment of structures and management of emergency situations. The sub-chapters consist of the best papers of 6CNIS & 2CNISS selected by the International Advisory and Scientific Committees. The book is targeted at researchers and experts in seismic hazard and risk, evaluation and rehabilitation of buildings and structures, insurers and re-insurers, and decision makers in the field of emergency situations and recovery activities.

1.Foreword.- 2.Introduction.- 3.Seismicity of Romania.- 4.Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.- 5.Structural analysis and seismic design regulations.- 6. Innovative solutions for seismic protection of building structures.- 7. Seismic risk evaluation and management of emergency situations.- 8.RO-RISK Projekt - Disaster risk assessment at national level.- 9. Index of authors.

ISBN: 9783319747231
ISBN-10: 3319747231
Series: Springer Natural Hazards
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 22nd March 2018
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.95