Computational model for local damage assesment of structures

Carnicero, Alberto and Perera Velamazán, Ricardo and Flórez-López, Julio and Alarcón Álvarez, Enrique (1998). Computational model for local damage assesment of structures. In: "1st. EU-Japan Workshop on Seismic Risk", 24/03/1998-26/03/1998, Chania, Greece. ISBN 960-9968-0-8.


Title: Computational model for local damage assesment of structures
  • Carnicero, Alberto
  • Perera Velamazán, Ricardo
  • Flórez-López, Julio
  • Alarcón Álvarez, Enrique
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 1st. EU-Japan Workshop on Seismic Risk
Event Dates: 24/03/1998-26/03/1998
Event Location: Chania, Greece
Title of Book: Proceedings of the first expert meeting held in Chania, Greece on 24-26 march 1998 : Earthquake strong ground motion evaluation. Applications for earthquake disaster mitigation
Date: 1998
ISBN: 960-9968-0-8
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
Department: Mecánica Estructural y Construcciones Industriales [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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In the last years many studies have been developed to analyze the seismic behavior throug the damage concept. In fact, the evaluation of the structural damage is important in order to quantify the safety of new and existing structures and, also, to establish a framework for seismic retrofitting decision making of structures. Most proposed models are based on a post-earthquake evaluation in such a way they uncouple the computation of the structural response from that of damage. However, there are other models which include explicity the existing coupling between the degradation and the structural mechanical beaviour. Those models are closer to the physical reality and its formulation is based on the principles of Continuum Damage Mechanics. In the present work, a coupled model is formulated using a simplified application of the Continuum Damage Mechanics to the analysis of frames and allows its representation in standard finite element programs. This work is part of the activities developed by the Structural Mechanics Department (UPM) within ICONS (European Research Project on Innovative Seismic Design Concepts for New and Existing Structures).

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