Rapid seismic evaluation of historic brick-masonry buildings in Vienna (Austria) based on visual screening

@article{Achs2012RapidSE,
  title={Rapid seismic evaluation of historic brick-masonry buildings in Vienna (Austria) based on visual screening},
  author={G{\"u}nther Achs and Christoph Adam},
  journal={Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={1833-1856}
}
  • G. Achs, C. Adam
  • Published 31 August 2012
  • Engineering
  • Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
The present paper addresses seismic assessment of historic brick-masonry buildings located in the city of Vienna based on rapid-visual-screening (RVS). The RVS methodology has been adopted for this specific type of buildings considering their consistent typology and consequently enhancing the validity and quality of the seismic assessment. In this context, structure-relevant parameters such as regularity of the inspected building, its state of preservation and geometry are evaluated… 
Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Historical Masonry Buildings in Croatian Coastal Area
(1) Background: The protection of built heritage in historic cities located in seismically active areas is of great importance for the safety of inhabitants. Systematic care and planning are
Seismic vulnerability of historic brick masonry buildings in Vienna
This paper presents a seismic vulnerability analysis of historic brick masonry buildings in Vienna, Austria from the period of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy (1840–1918). The vulnerability study is
2012 Emilia earthquake, Italy: reinforced concrete buildings response
Data of the Italian National Institute of Statistics are collected aimed at characterizing Reinforced Concrete (RC) building stock of the area struck by the 2012 Emilia earthquake (number of storeys,
Large-Scale Seismic Vulnerability Assessment Method for Urban Centres. An Application to the City of Florence
TLDR
A simplified procedure to evaluate the seismic vulnerability of urban centres and possible seismic damage scenarios in order to identify critical areas and/or building typologies to plan future actions of seismic risk mitigation and prevention is proposed.
Assessment of seismic building vulnerability based on rapid visual screening technique aided by aerial photographs on a GIS platform
AbstractThe stability of buildings in seismic prone areas depends upon the structural behavior of buildings subjected to ground motion. Buildings of plan and vertical irregularities with respect to
Seismic Risk Assessment of Urban Areas by a Hybrid Empirical-Analytical Procedure Based on Peak Ground Acceleration
The seismic risk assessment of existing urban areas provides important information for the process of seismic risk reduction in different phases of planning and emergency management. Between
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 24 REFERENCES
Seismic vulnerability of existing buildings
In order to assess the seismic risk for Switzerland, and particularly for the city of Basel, a joint project on the subject of “Earthquake Scenarios for Switzerland” was launched by the Swiss
Seismic vulnerability and risk evaluation methods for urban areas. A review with application to a pilot area
The most relevant seismic vulnerability and risk analysis methods are discussed and compared in this article using, as a pilot urban area, the city of Barcelona, Spain, where risk studies have been
Assessment and analysis of damage in L’Aquila historic city centre after 6th April 2009
The paper describes the output of a survey carried out in the district of L’Aquila, Italy, in May 2009 after the April earthquake and later in January 2010, and the consequent vulnerability
A Proposed Rapid Visual Screening Procedure for Seismic Evaluation of RC-Frame Buildings in India
Poor performance of reinforced concrete (RC) frame buildings in India during past earthquakes has been a matter of serious concern. Hence, it becomes important to identify and strengthen the
First-Level Pre-earthquake Assessment of Buildings Using Fuzzy Logic
This paper discusses the performance of a fuzzy logic–based rapid visual screening procedure that results in the categorization of buildings into five different types of possible damage with respect
DEVELOPMENT OF SEISMIC VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES OVER THE PAST 30 YEARS
Models capable of estimating losses in future earthquakes are of fundamental importance for emergency planners and for the insurance and reinsurance industries. One of the main ingredients in a loss
An application of EMS98 in a medium-sized city: The case of L’Aquila (Central Italy) after the April 6, 2009 Mw 6.3 earthquake
This paper describes the damage survey in the city of L’Aquila after the 6 April 2009 earthquake. The earthquake, whose magnitude and intensity reached Mw = 6.3 and Imax = 9–10 MCS, struck the
Rapid visual earthquake hazard evaluation of existing buildings by fuzzy logic modeling
  • Z. Şen
  • Engineering
    Expert Syst. Appl.
  • 2010
Do seismic slip deficits indicate an underestimated earthquake potential along the Vienna Basin Transfer Fault System?
Seismic slip rates of about 0.2 mm yr−1 calculated from cumulative seismic moments of earthquakes along the Vienna Basin Transfer Fault (VBTF) between the Alps and the Carpathians are very low
Schadensbeben in Österreich – Beurteilung bestehender Bauwerke
Bauwerke. die entsprechend den letztgültigen Normen bemessen werden, sind heute bereits relativ erdbebensicher. Ein Problem stellen jedoch älteren Bauwerke dar, da früher fallweise nur eine
...
...