EEFIT Mission report: Bhuj, India
Date published

1 January 2005

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EEFIT Mission report: Bhuj, India

Report
Date published

1 January 2005

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Free

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This EEFIT Field Mission Report details the effects of the 7.9 Mw earthquake which struck Bhuj on 26 January 2001.

The report provides information concerning:

  • Overview of the Bhuj earthquake
     
  • Geological and seismological data
    • Tectonic setting
    • Seismic zonation
    • Strong motion data
       
  • Geotechnical aspects
    • Cyclic behaviour of sands
    • Liquefaction
      • Bridge foundations
      • Ports and Harbours
    • Behaviour of earth dams
       
  • Performance of bridges, ports and industrial facilities
     
  • Lifelines
     
  • Building structures
    • Modes of failure
    • Soft/ weak stories
    • Detailing and design
    • Materials and workmanship
    • Short column failures
    • Foundations
    • Mechanisms and combination of modes of failure
       
  • Performance of low rise buildings
    • The cities, towns and villages and the building stock
    • Relative performance of masonry buildings

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
120
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

Report Disaster mitigation, management & recovery Resilience Structural failure Seismic & Vibration EEFIT

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