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    • A drift-correlated ground motion intensity measure: application to steel frame buildings 

      Pinzón Ureña, Luis; Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Díaz Carrasco, Sergio (Elsevier, 2020-05)
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      Estimations of seismic risk in urban areas should include quantifications of the expected damage to civil structures subjected to earthquakes. In buildings, this quantification depends on the maximum inter-story drift ...
    • A probabilistic approach for seismic risk assessment based on vulnerability functions: application to Barcelona 

      Aguilar Meléndez, Armando; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Ordaz Schroeder, Mario Gustavo; Puente, Josep de la; Lantada, Nieves; Rodriguez Lozoya, H.E. (2019-04)
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      Covenantee:   Universidad Veracruzana / Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México / Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa
      Risk assessment and management is an important step towards resilient and sustainable cities. Among many other perils, both natural and manmade, seismic risk is a major threat for resilience and sustainability. In recent ...
    • A probabilistic methodology to estimate the seismic risk of buildings in urban zones: application to Barcelona 

      Aguilar, Armando; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Lantada, Nieves (2010)
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      A probabilistic method called LM1_P, which is based on the LM1 method of the RISK-UE project is used to estimate the seismic risk of buildings in Barcelona. The LM1_P method allows taking into account numerous uncertainties ...
    • A probabilistic model for seismic risk assessment of buildings 

      Aguilar, Armando; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Lantada, Nieves (2009-03-03)
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      A probabilistic model to estimate seismic risk is presented. The main elements of this model are the seismic hazard, the vulnerability, and the structural response. These elements are evaluated through a probabilistic ...
    • A probabilistic model for the seismic risk of buildings: application to assess the seismic risk of buildings in urban areas 

      Aguilar, Armando; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Lantada, Nieves (2010)
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      A probabilistic model to estimate the seismic risk of buildings is evaluated. For this purpose a specific methodology is proposed. The developed methodology allows explicitly consider important uncertainties that are ...
    • A probabilistic model to compute seismic risk of buildings. Application to urban areas 

      Aguilar, Armando; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Lantada, Nieves (2009)
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      One of the main objectives of the seismic risk management is the creation of methodologies to take decisions about the seismic risk of buildings. In order to take these decisions it is necessary to have estimations about ...
    • A simplified approach for including the incidence angle effect in seismic risk assessment 

      Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe; Silva, Vitor; Vamvatsikos, Dimitrios; Pujades Beneit, Lluís (John Wiley & sons, 2022-01)
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      A simplified procedure is developed to consider the azimuthal orientation of buildings when estimating seismic risk. Two square-plan reinforced concrete building models are considered as a testbed, one with similar and one ...
    • A simplified approach to account for directionality effects on 2D dynamic soil-structure interaction analysis 

      Pinzón Ureña, Luis; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Alva Bañuelos, Rodrigo Esteban; Mánica Malcom, Miguel Ángel (CRC Press, 2019)
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      In this study, a simplified approach to account for directionality effects on twodimensional (2D) dynamic soil-structure interaction analyses (DSSI) is proposed. When an earthquake is recorded, the direction with the maximum ...
    • A strong-motion database of Costa Rica: 20 Yr of digital records 

      Moya-Fernandez, Aaron; Pinzón Ureña, Luis; Schmidt-Díaz, Victor; Hidalgo-Leiva, Diego; Pujades Beneit, Lluís (2020-11)
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      In this article, we present a strong-motion database from earthquakes recorded by the Earthquake Engineering Laboratory at the University of Costa Rica. The database consists of 2471 three-component accelerograms from 155 ...
    • Acquisition and processing of buildings’ vibrations using a Real-Aperture Radar, a non-invasive method 

      Alva Bañuelos, Rodrigo Esteban; González Drigo, José Ramón; Luzi, Guido; Pinzón Ureña, Luis; Pujades Beneit, Lluís (2018)
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      In this paper, a simplified non-invasive method to diagnose the safety state of buildings is tested. The method is based in remote sensing measurements of the natural vibrations of actual buildings using an interferometric ...
    • Ambient modal identification applied to a school building in Girona (Spain) 

      Pujades Beneit, Lluís; González Drigo, José Ramón; Lantada, Nieves; Blázquez Boya, Antoni; Jara Salvador, José Antonio (2022)
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      The main results of the operational modal analysis of a school building are shown. The building has a four-stories framed-reinforced-concrete structure and it was instrumented with 7 triaxial accelerometers, recording along ...
    • An alternative approach to consider the effect of seismic directionality 

      Díaz Carrasco, Sergio; Pinzón, Luis A.; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2018-12)
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      Recent researches have proven the importance of considering the seismic directionality effect. The performance of buildings subjected to earthquakes depends on its orientation respect to the seismic actions applied. This ...
    • An efficient method for considering the directionality effect of earthquakes on structures 

      Pinzón Ureña, Luis; Díaz Carrasco, Sergio; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe (2021-09)
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      Recent research have proven the importance of considering the directionality effect on the expected seismic damage of structures. However, it demands a high computational effort if the nonlinear dynamic analysis (NLDA) is ...
    • An efficient methodology to estimate probabilistic seismic damage curves 

      Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Hurtado Gómez, Jorge Eduardo (2019-04)
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      The incremental dynamic analysis (IDA) is a powerful methodology that can be easily extended for calculating probabilistic seismic damage curves. These curves are metadata to assess the seismic risk of structures. Although ...
    • Anàlisi del risc al pla d'emergències sísmiques de Catalunya 

      Susagna, T; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Palma, J.J (2006-06)
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    • Análisis comparativo del peligro sísmico de Barcelona 

      Aguilar Meléndez, Armando; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Ordaz, Mario G.; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Lantada, Nieves; García Elías, Alejandro; Campos, Amelia (2013)
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    • Análisis de beneficio costo de la mitigación del riesgo sísmico de las escuelas de la Región Andina y de Centro América 

      Valcárcel Torres, Jairo Andrés; Mora Cuevas, Miguel; Cardona, Omar Darío; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Bernal, Gabriel (Copicentro, 2011)
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      The observed damages in schools during earthquakes have encouraged the development of projects oriented to reduce its vulnerability. Those projects have been supported by damage assessments and Benefit Cost Analysis for ...
    • Análisis dinámico probabilista de edificios de acero sometidos a sismos de larga duración 

      Díaz Alvarado, Sergio A.; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Hidalgo Leiva, Diego Antonio; Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. CIMNE, 2018-01)
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      El análisis probabilista del comportamiento sísmico de una estructura requiere cuantificar las incertidumbres de las variables y parámetros involucrados, incluyendo la acción sísmica y las propiedades mecánicas de sus ...
    • Análisis estático y dinámico incremental de edificios de hormigón armado 

      Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Hurtado Gomez, Jorge Eduardo (Copicentro, 2011)
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      In the assessment of the seismic hazard of buildings, several methodologies have been proposed based on the capacity curve obtained via Pushover Analysis. On the other hand, the Incremental Dynamic Analysis is a powerful ...
    • Análisis multivariante de los factores determinantes en el cálculo del periodo fundamental de edificios 

      Caselles Magallón, Josep Oriol; Espinoza Barreras, Fortunato; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Canas Torres, José Antonio; Navarro Bernal, Manuel; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier (AIBIS, 2001)
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      La importancia de conocer posibles efectos de resonancia e interacción suelo­estructura conlleva la necesidad de métodos de cálculo del periodo fundamental de las estructuras y los periodos propios del suelo. La utilización ...