2015 Nepal Earthquake

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Title: 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Author(s): Prateek Shah, Santiago Pujol, Michael Kreger, and Ayhan Irfanoglu

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 39

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 42-49

Keywords: structural, column, wall, index

Date: 3/1/2017

Abstract:
Following the 2015 Nepal earthquakes, ACI Committee 133, Disaster Reconnaissance, deployed researchers from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Assisted by 12 volunteer civil engineers from Nepal, the team surveyed low-rise and high-rise reinforced concrete buildings in Kathmandu. The survey methodology and key observations are summarized.