Stochastic ground motion simulation

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Edited by: Michael BeerIoannis A. KougioumtzoglouEdoardo Patelli, and Ivan Siu-Kui Au

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Abstract

Strong earthquake ground motion records are fundamental in engineering applications. Ground motion time series are used in response-history dynamic analysis of structural or geotechnical systems. In such analysis, the validity of predicted responses depends on the validity of the input excitations. Ground motion records are also used to develop ground motion prediction equations(GMPEs) for intensity measures such as spectral accelerations that are used in response-spectrum dynamic analysis. Despite the thousands of available strong ground motion records, there remains a shortage of records for large-magnitude earthquakes at short distances or in specific regions, as well as records that sample specific combinations of source, path, and site characteristics.

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Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Stochastic ground motion simulation
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-36197-5_239-1
Year Published 2014
Language English
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Contributing office(s) Geologic Hazards Science Center
Description 15 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Title Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering
First page 1
Last page 15
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