EEFIT Mission report: Wenchuan, China
Date published

1 September 2008

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EEFIT Mission report: Wenchuan, China

Date published

1 September 2008

First published

N/A

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Free

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This EEFIT Field Mission preliminary report details the initial findings following the 7.9 Mw earthquake which struck Wenchuan on 12 May 2008.

The report provides brief details of:

  • The earthquake characteristics, including seismology and strong ground motion
     
  • Geotechnical aspects
     
  • Structual performance
    • Reinforced concrete structures
    • Unreinforced masonry buildings
    • Vernacular structures
    • Industrial buildings
       
  • Infrastructure performance
     
  • Satellite and digital imagery damage assessments
     
  • Recommendations for reconstruction

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
15
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

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

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