Title: Lessons From Recent Earthquakes in turkey and Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings
Author(s): U. Ersoy and G. Ozcebe
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 105-126
Keywords: infilled frames; rehabilitation; repair/strengthening;
In this paper recent earthquakes in Turkey are briefly discussed. Large-scale seismic rehabilitation projects carried out by the Middle East Technical University faculty and staff on moderately damaged R/C buildings are summarized. Research at METU related to seismic rehabilitation is presented, emphasizing infilled frames, a system extensively used in Turkey.