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  • Rayleigh wave ellipticity measurements in the Iberian Peninsula and Morocco 

    Gómez-García, Clara; Villaseñor, Antonio (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2015-05-05)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We combine Rayleigh wave ellipticity, or H/V (horizontal to vertical) amplitude ratios, measurements obtained using teleseismic earthquake recordings and ambient noise cross correlations to provide improved constraints ...
  • Seismic analysis of a typical masonry building from Barcelona's Eixample district 

    Potter, Christopher (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-15)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The historic Eixample district of Barcelona is characterised by its beautiful avenues, laid out in grid across the city. At first impression, the buildings lining these avenues appear identical, an unending façade built ...
  • Seismic assessment of historical masonry construction including uncertainty 

    Petromichelakis, Yiannis; Saloustros, Savvas; Pelà, Luca (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The evaluation of the seismic vulnerability in monumental buildings is a complex task. This is due to the inherent uncertainty of ancient structures regarding their structural characteristics and material properties that ...
  • Seismic evaluation of low rise RC framed building designed according to Venezuelan codes 

    Vielma Pérez, Juan Carlos; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Ugel Garrido, Ronald David; Herrera González, Reyes Indira (InTech, 2013-04-09)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    Along its history, Venezuela has been severely affected by destructive earthquakes. Approximately 80% of the population lives in seismically active areas, where have occurred destructive earthquakes even in recent times; ...
  • Seismic hazard and risk scenarios for Barcelona, Spain, using the Risk-UE vulnerability index method 

    Lantada Zarzosa, Maria de Las Nieves; Irizarry, J.; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Goula, X.; Roca, A.; Susagna, T.; Pujades Beneit, Lluís (2010-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    The Vulnerability Index Method, in its version developed in the framework of the European project Risk-UE, has been adapted and applied in this article, to evaluate the seismic risk for the city of Barcelona (Spain) through ...
  • Seismic performance of buildings with thin RC bearing walls 

    Gonzáles Fernández, Helbert; López Almansa, Francisco (2012-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    up to five stories) with thin RC shear-walls have been constructed for low-cost dwellings in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and other countries located in seismic-prone regions. These walls are 10 ...
  • Seismic protection of cable-stayed bridges applying fluid viscous dampers 

    Valdebenito, Galo; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos (Centre Internacional de Mètodes Numèrics en Enginyeria (CIMNE), 2009)
    Book
    Open Access
    The present work constitutes an approach to the seismic protection of cable-stayed bridges including the incorporation of fluid viscous dampers as additional energy dissipation devices. The idea of the authors is to provide ...
  • Seismic risk evaluation for an urban centre 

    Carreño Tibaduiza, Martha Liliana; Cardona, Omar. D.; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro (2007-09-03)
    Conference lecture
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    In the past, the concept of risk has been defined in a fragmentary way in many cases, according to each scientific discipline involved in its appraisal. At nowadays, the risk is defined, for management purposes, as the ...
  • Seismic risk of traditional unreinforced masonry buildings of Barcelona, Spain 

    Moreno González, Rosángel; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Lagomarsino, S. (2008-07-01)
    Conference report
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    The unreinforced masonry residential buildings of Barcelona have a high seismic vulnerability not only due to their average age of more than 80 years but also because they were designed and built without any consideration ...
  • Seismic safety of RC framed buildings designed according to modern codes 

    Vielma, Juan Carlos; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio (2011-07)
    Article
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    In order to ensure that a structure does not collapse when subjected to the action of strong ground motions, modern codes include prescriptions in order to guarantee the ductile behavior of the elements and of the whole ...
  • Seismic safety of the limited ductility buildings existing in Spain 

    Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Vielma, Juan Carlos; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio (2007-09-20)
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    The most important aspects of the design, assessment and safety of the structural typologies existing in Spain are examined in this work. These buildings have mainly waffled slabs or flat beams and many seismic codes do ...
  • Seismic vulnerability of building aggregates in Barcelona 

    González Drigo, José Ramón; Ávila Haro, Jorge Arturo; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro (2010)
    Conference report
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    Almost half of the housing buildings of Barcelona were built before 1940. In the Eixample district, approximately the 65% of the buildings fit the main features of a building design based on unreinforced masonry (URM) ...
  • Simulación de escenarios de daño para estudios de riesgo sísmico 

    Yépez Moya, Fabricio; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Canas Torres, José Antonio (Centre Internacional de Mètodes Numèrics en Enginyeria (CIMNE), 1995)
    Book
    Open Access
    Se describe el comportamiento de estructuras de mamposteria no reforzada frente a cargas sísmicas. A partir de un estudio estadístico y utilizando el método italiano del índice de vulnerabilidad se obtienen matrices de ...
  • Simulación de funciones de vulnerabilidad y matrices de probabilidad de daño para estudios de riesgo sísmico 

    Yépez Moya, Fabrizio; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Canas Torres, José Antonio (Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), 1995)
    Article
    Open Access
    Se desarrollan los conceptos fundamentales de Vulnerabilidad Símica observada y calculada de edificios como componente básica para un estudio de Riesgo Símico. Se desarrollan metodologías para la evaluación de cada uno ...
  • Simulación probabilista del riesgo sísmico en Lorca 

    Salgado Gálvez, Mario Andrés; Carreño Tibaduiza, Martha Liliana; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Cardona Arboleda, Omar Dario (Ediciones Uniandes, 2015)
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    An analysis of the earthquake losses for Lorca, Spain has been performed in this article. The seismic hazard is represented by a set of stochastic scenarios that allow considering the effect of all the possible events upon ...
  • Sismología y peligrosidad sísmica 

    Canas Torres, José Antonio; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Banda Tarradellas, Enrique (Centre Internacional de Mètodes Numèrics en Enginyeria (CIMNE), 1994)
    Book
    Open Access
    Después de una introducción a los más importantes conceptos de Sismología se realizan los desarrollos requeridos por la evaluación de la peligrosidad sísmica. Especial énfasis se le presta al caso de zonas sísmica con datos ...
  • Structural assessment of Mallorca Cathedral 

    Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; Pelà, Luca; Clemente, Roberto; Chiumenti, Michèle (2012)
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  • The Quadrants Method: a procedure to evaluate the seismic performance of existing buildings 

    Vielma Pérez, Juan Carlos; Martínez, Y; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio (2012)
    Conference report
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    In this work a new simple procedure for the evaluation of the seismic performance is formulated. It combines the results of non-linear static analysis with a specific Limit State defined by inter-storey drift-based damage ...
  • Un enfoque para evaluar la vulnerabilidad sísmica de edificios de concreto reforzado de baja altura 

    Vielma Pérez, Juan Carlos; Herrera González, Reyes Indira; Ugel Garrido, Ronald David; Martínez, Yolsanie; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro (2013-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    En este estudio se realiza la evaluación de la vulnerabilidad sísmica de un edificio existente de concreto reforzado de dos niveles, mediante un enfoque determinista, utilizando métodos mecánicos y partiendo del análisis ...
  • Urban seismic risk evaluation through GIS techniques: application to Barcelona city, Spain 

    Lantada Zarzosa, Maria de Las Nieves; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro (2008)
    Conference lecture
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    This study contributes to the development and application of the seismic risk assessment in big cities. It has been structured into two parts. The first part details the model to evaluate the physical damage on residential ...