Seismic Actions Due to Near-Fault Ground Motion
Damping coefficient; Forward directivity; Near field; Near source; Permanent translation (fling); Response spectrum; Seismic ground excitation; Strength reduction factor; Time history
The material presented in this entry is primarily based on previous articles published by the author and Professor Apostolos S. Papageorgiou. The author is grateful to Professor Papageorgiou for providing him with the opportunity to work on this research, as well as for his guidance and advice.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grant Nos. EEC-9701471, CMS-0077504, and CMMI-1032504; by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under Contract DTFH61-98-C-00094; and by the US Geological Survey (USGS) under Award No. 04HQGR0029. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies.
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