Lessons from recent earthquakes in Turkey and seismic rehabilitation of buildings

Ersoy U., Özcebe G.

S.M. Uzumeri Symposium - Behavior and Design of Concrete Structures for Seismic Performance, held at the ACI 2000 Fall Convention, Toronto, Canada, 15 - 20 October 2000, vol.SP-197, pp.105-126 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: SP-197
  • City: Toronto
  • Country: Canada
  • Page Numbers: pp.105-126
  • Keywords: Infilled frames, Rehabilitation, Repair/strengthening, Seismic assessment
  • TED University Affiliated: No


© 2002 American Concrete Institute. All rights reserved.In this paper recent earthquakes in Turkey are briefly discussed. Large-scale seismic rehabilitation projects carried out by the Middle East Technical University faculty and staff on moderately damaged R/C buildings are summarized. Research at METU related to seismic rehabilitation is presented, emphasizing infilled frames, a system extensively used in Turkey.