Discussion of `Damage scenarios simulation for seismic risk assessment in urban zones' by Alex H. Barbat, Fabricio Yepez Moya, and Jose A. Canas

A. J. Kappos

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

5 Scopus citations

Abstract

The authors presented a methodology for developing damage probability matrices and vulnerability curves for masonry structures typical of those found in Barcelona, Spain. The remarks that follow aim at clarifying the limitations of these methodology and point at some apparent inconsistencies in some of the presented results. However, an inherent weakness was found in the suggested procedure. Although it was essentially based on a statistical approach, the actual data used for calibrating the model were very limited.

Original languageBritish English
Pages549-551
Number of pages3
Volume13
No3
Specialist publicationEarthquake Spectra
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Discussion of `Damage scenarios simulation for seismic risk assessment in urban zones' by Alex H. Barbat, Fabricio Yepez Moya, and Jose A. Canas'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this