Seismic Assessment and Retrofit of Existing RC Buildings: Case Studies from Degenkolb Engineers

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Title: Seismic Assessment and Retrofit of Existing RC Buildings: Case Studies from Degenkolb Engineers

Author(s): Insung Kim and Garrett Hagen

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 297

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-12

Keywords: reinforced concrete; seismic evaluation; seismic retrofit, repair, rehabilitation, non-ductile concrete structure.

Date: 3/6/2014

Abstract:
Case studies on seismic assessment and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete buildings are discussed based on the projects in which Degenkolb Engineers has been involved in the past 5 years. Design, analysis and challenges are discussed to present applications of ASCE 31-03, Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings and ASCE 41-06, Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings.