EEFIT Mission report: San Salvador, El Salvador
Date published

1 September 1987

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EEFIT Mission report: San Salvador, El Salvador


Report
Date published

1 September 1987

Price

Free

First published

N/A

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This EEFIT Field Mission reports covers the 5.7 Mw earthquake which struck San Salvador on 10 October 1986. The report covers local seismology, analysis of the damage caused and the response to the disaster.

The report descibres the geology of the San Salvador, including tectonics and volcanism, and provides details of the earthqiake and its aftershocks. A reivew of applicable building codes is included and analysis is given regarding:

  • Causes of structural failure
  • Case studies: building strucutures and industrial complexes
  • Damage to building services and non-structural elements
  • Infrastructure
  • Housing
  • Response to the disaster

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
108
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

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

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