Performance based evaluation and risk analysis

E. Mistakidis, R. Vacareanu, A. J. Kappos

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This chapter of the general report of the activities of the action COST-C26 concerns the topic of performance based evaluation of structures and the topic of risk analysis. Moreover, it contains information on performance related aspects in seismic vulnerability assessment. This is part of the activity developed within the Working Group 2 (WG2) of the Action, with the title “Earthquake resistance”. In this respect, first a short state of the art is given for topics covered and afterwards the activity of the action members is presented. This activity is generally documented by the proceedings of the main events of the Action, i.e. the workshop that took place in Prague in 2007, the seminar organized in Malta in 2008, and the final conference that was organized in Naples in 2010. Moreover, some interesting contributions that were given in the working group meetings of the Action are presented. For the interested reader, all the presentations of the WG2 members are available on the web (

Original languageBritish English
Title of host publicationUrban Habitat Constructions Under Catastrophic Events
Subtitle of host publicationCOST C26 Action Final Report
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9780203833629
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2010


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