The authors present various international case studies of seismic retrofitting projects and the different possible strategies on how to handle complex problems encountered.
Users will find tactics on a variety of problems that are commonly faced, including problems faced by engineers and authorities who have little or no experience in the practice of seismic retrofitting.
Provides several examples of retrofitting projects that cover different structural systems, from non-engineered houses, to frame buildings.
Presents various retrofitting methods through examples.
Provides detailed, step-by-step design procedures for each example.
Includes real retrofit projects with photos of the details of various retrofitting techniques.
Contains several modeling details and hints making use of various software in this area.