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CST2014
The Twelfth International Conference
on Computational Structures Technology
Naples, Italy
2-5 September 2014
Special Session
CST2014-S21
Seismic Vulnerability Assessment
organized by
Dr M. Morga and Dr M. Ralbosky
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology,
Vienna, Austria
Session Aims and Scope
Understanding structural response to earthquake loading is essential for the design of new structures and the assessment and seismic upgrading of existing structures. Field experiments will significantly enhance the fundamental knowledge of earthquake effects associated with the behavior of structures and geological layers, thereby reducing loss-of-life and economic losses from future earthquakes.
This special session will cover original and pioneering contributions, theory as well as applications on seismic vulnerability assessment and field testing methods. The objective is to bring scientists and engineers together and discuss the most recent developments and future trends in the targeted area.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Seismic vulnerability assessment,
  • Identification of fragility functions,
  • In-situ assessment of structures, and
  • Field testing techniques regarding seismic assessment
Organisers
For specific questions regarding the scope of this session please contact the organisers:
  • Dr Mariantonietta Morga,
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria
    (Mariantonietta.Morga AT ait.ac.at)
  • Dr Marian Ralbosky,
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology,
    Vienna, Austria
    (Marian.Ralbovsky AT ait.ac.at).

Please note that papers that are found to fall outside the scope of this session may be considered for other sessions.

Abstract Submission
To submit abstracts for this special session, please follow the normal abstract submission procedure but please select "CST2014-S21" when asked "Is this paper part of a special session?"
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