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Comparative study on retrofitting strategies for residential buildings after earthquakes

  title={Comparative study on retrofitting strategies for residential buildings after earthquakes},
  author={Mengqi Yang and Chi Zhang},
  journal={Earthquakes and Structures},
During earthquakes, the performance of structures needs to be evaluated, which provides guidance for selecting suitable retrofitting schemes. The purpose of this paper is to accomplish seismic assessment of a simple steel residential building. Once the responses of the system are determined, the scope of the study extends to evaluate selected retrofitting strategies that are intended to rehabilitate the flaws of the structure under prescribed ground motions with high probability of occurrence… 
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