• Comparison between several criteria for selecting the parameters of hysteretic energy dissipators for seismic protection of steel building structures 

    Domínguez Santos, David Jesús; López Almansa, Francisco; Benavent Climent, Amadeo (China Architecture & Building Press, 2015)
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    This work deals with seismic protection of steel building structures using hysteretic energy dissipators. The sensitivity of the performance of these systems to the design parameters of the dissipative devices is numerically ...
  • Design energy spectra for Turkey 

    López Almansa, Francisco; Yazgan, Ahmet Utku; Benavent Climent, Amadeo (International Association for Earthquake Engineering, 2012)
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    This work proposes design energy spectra in terms of velocity, derived through linear dynamic analyses on Turkish registers and intended for regions with design peak acceleration 0.3 g or higher. In the long and mid period ...
  • Seismic retrofit of vulnerable buildings in Spain with hysteretic energy dissipators 

    Domínguez Santos, David Jesús; López Almansa, Francisco; Benavent Climent, Amadeo (Asociación Chilena de Sismología e Ingeniería Antisísmica, 2015)
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    In Spain, there are numerous vulnerable buildings, such as reinforced concrete frames with waffle slabs or wide beams. The use of hysteretic energy dissipators for seismic protection of wide-beam buildings is proposed. ...
  • Seismic vulnerability analysis of wide-beam buildings in Spain 

    Domínguez Santos, David Jesús; López Almansa, Francisco; Benavent Climent, Amadeo (International Association for Earthquake Engineering, 2012)
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    A number of short-to-mid height RC buildings with wide beams have been constructed in moderate-seismicity areas of Spain. The seismic behavior in the direction of the wide beams appears to be deficient because of low lateral ...
  • Would RC wide-beam buildings in Spain have survived Lorca earthquake (11-05-2011)? 

    Dominguez, D; López Almansa, Francisco; Benavent Climent, Amadeo (2016-02-01)
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    Lorca earthquake (11-05-2011) is most destructive event recorded in Spain, causing nine fatalities and other severe consequences. Its important intensity was rather unexpected, and serious concern arose regarding risk of ...