Title: RAPID: Mapping of Earthquake Damage in Precast Buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand (NEES-2011-1046)
Year Of Curation: 2013
Description: Following powerful earthquakes between September 2010 and June 2011 near Christchurch, New Zealand, an expedition to document damage in precast concrete structures was undertaken. During a two-week site visit, damage observations were logged and sensors for system identification and earthquake monitoring were deployed. Two precast concrete structures were investigated; a 5-story parking garage with structural walls and a 9-story hotel with a moment-resisting frame. Damage documentation was achieved through photographic evidence and field notes. Structural monitoring was achieved with eighteen channels of acceleration data recording ambient vibrations as well as dozens of small aftershocks.
PIs & CoPIs: Jose Restrepo, Robert Fleischman
Dates: June 15, 2011 - June 18, 2012
Organizations: University of Arizona, AZ, United States,,University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States,,University of California, San Diego, CA, United States
Facilities: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Sponsor: NSF - 1063138
Keywords: Precast concrete,parking garage,System Identification,Concrete frame,Christchurch Earthquake,Structural Walls
"Experimental setup report"
"RAPID: Mapping of Damage in Precast Concrete Buildings from the February 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake"
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