Lessons From Recent Earthquakes in turkey and Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CONCRETE ABSTRACTS PORTAL

  • The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.

International Concrete Abstracts Portal

  


Title: Lessons From Recent Earthquakes in turkey and Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings

Author(s): U. Ersoy and G. Ozcebe

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 197

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 105-126

Keywords: infilled frames; rehabilitation; repair/strengthening; seismic assessment

Date: 4/1/2002

Abstract:
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.