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Earthquake Loss Prediction for Typical Urban Areas

  • Xinzheng LuEmail author
  • Hong Guan
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Abstract

Seismic damage to urban buildings can be simulated more rationally and accurately using the nonlinear multiple degree-of-freedom (MDOF) models and the high-performance computing method introduced in Chaps.  8 11. Such simulations established a solid foundation for regional earthquake loss predictions.

Keywords

Ground Motion Peak Ground Acceleration Fragility Curve Federal Emergency Management Agency Repair Cost 
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© Science Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Griffith School of EngineeringGriffith UniversityGold CoastAustralia

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