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U.S.-Japan Workshop on Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Methodology for Reinforced Concrete Building Structures, 13 September 1999, Maui, Hawaii

Kabeyasawa, Toshimi; Moehle, Jack P.

PEER-1999/10, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley, 1999-12, 380 pages (400/P33/1999-10)

The workshop was organized to meet the needs and opportunities for research and practice in performance-based earthquake engineering. The objectives of the workshop were threefold: (1) to discuss different perspectives on performance-based earthquake engineering as it is applied to new and existing concrete buildings in Japan and the United States; (2) to exchange the latest findings related to the same subject; and (3) to enhance communications and promote opportunities for new and continuing collaborations. Sponsors of the workshop were the Japan Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture; the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center; and the U.S. National Science Foundation. The workshop covered the following topics: earthquakes and responses; modeling and response of frames; seismic capacity of frames and members; seismic demands; design philosophy; design of elements and code requirements; and general discussion and resolutions. Thirty papers are published in the proceedings.

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