Comparison of Near-Fault Effect Considered in Seismic Design Codes for Building

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This paper compares the provisions of near-fault effect factors considered in the representative design codes in the world. It is found that the different codes carry out different near-fault effect values. Chinese, American, and New Zealand seismic design codes clearly present the near-fault effect factors, and Chinese seismic design code relatively presents the smallest near-fault effect values among the three codes. While Japanese code accounts for near-fault effect using empirical method and strong motion evaluation employing earthquake source model. The consideration of the near-fault effects in European Standard is the simplest among the five codes.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 378-379)

Edited by:

Brendan Gan, Yu Gan and Y. Yu

Pages:

270-273

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.378-379.270

Citation:

J. Zhou and X. D. Fang, "Comparison of Near-Fault Effect Considered in Seismic Design Codes for Building", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 378-379, pp. 270-273, 2012

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October 2011

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