This report details seismic damage and assesses the effectiveness of strengthening devices.
Researcher: Valentina Putrino and Dina D’Ayala
Organisation: University College London
This research will improve the existing fragility functions used to evaluate the seismic vulnerability of historic city centres in Italy.
The study of the efficacy of different strengthening solutions has supported the amendment of the Italian seismic code, amongst others, and generated lessons applicable to India, Nepal, Portugal and Greece.