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Development of an Earthquake Casualty Model for New Zealand
In the past 8 years, earthquakes in New Zealand have injured over 12,000 people and killed 187. This has had a huge impact on the affected individuals, families, businesses and communities across the country. Understanding ...
Simplified Performance Based Design/Assessment: Towards an Improved SAC-FEMA Approach
Probabilistic seismic assessment offers a rational means of quantifying the risk posed by earthquakes. However, rigorous probabilistic seismic assessment and design methods are quite onerous and require a considerable level ...
Development of a Seismic Damage Prediction Model Using Machine Learning
Natural catastrophes are increasing worldwide. They are becoming more frequent but also more severe and impactful on our built environment leading to extensive damage and losses. Earthquake events account for the smallest ...
Reparability of earthquake damaged Reinforced Concrete walls
The 2010-2011 Christchurch earthquakes generated damage in several Reinforced Concrete (RC) buildings, which had RC walls as the principal resistant element against earthquake demand. Despite the agreement between structural ...
Smart Resilient Cities
Emerging technology and data processing tools are transforming the cities we live in, and the way we live in them. Understanding the confluence of trends and evolving relationship between people, systems and data is key ...