The Influence of Spectral Responses on the Structures Heights

  • Mohamed AhatriEmail author
  • Khadija Baba
  • Soukaina Touijrate
  • Lahcen Bahi
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)


The earthquakes are abrupt and sudden, and, in few seconds, they can lead to huge casualties. Nowadays, several approaches can be used to better know the seismic movement than we can expect when and where will have an earthquake. These approaches kind, always begins with a full study of the seismic action: the seismic birth, the wave formation and propagation, accelerometers and associated spectrum representation, etc.

The aim of this study, on the one hand, is to construct and examine the spectral response of the ground motion for many earthquakes, on the other hand, is to study their influence on the structures height.

We studied the acceleration files for the loma prieta (6,9 Mw) and the landers earthquakes (7,3 Mw) which had an important magnitude and caused significant damage to human life and property.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Ahatri
    • 1
    Email author
  • Khadija Baba
    • 2
  • Soukaina Touijrate
    • 1
  • Lahcen Bahi
    • 1
  1. 1.3GIE Laboratory, Mohammadia Engineering SchoolMohammed V UniversityRabatMorocco
  2. 2.GCE Laboratory, High School of Technology-SaléMohammed V UniversityRabatMorocco

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