Conference Proceedings

Framework for Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Australia

HH Tsang, SJ Menegon, E Lumantarna, N Lam, JL Wilson, EF Gad, H GOLDSWORTHY

AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING | Australian Earthquake Engineering Society | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC)

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge the financial supports from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (BNH CRC) for Project A9 entitled Cost-Effective Mitigation Strategy Development for Building Related Earthquake Risk and Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects DP140103350 entitled Collapse Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Regions of Lower Seismicity and DP180101593 entitled Seismic Performance of Precast Concrete Buildings for Lower Seismic Regions. Valuable inputs from Dr Helen Goldsworthy, Dr Ryan Hoult and Dr Anita Amirsardari to the previous version are gratefully acknowledged. Review of an initial draft by Martin Wehner and Dr Hyeuk Ryu, as well as the constructive comments received from the Australian earthquake engineering community, are also acknowledged.