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The International Workshop: "Role of research infrastructures in seismic rehabilitation" was held in Istanbul (TR), on 8-9 February, 2012.

Workshop presentations are available to download.

1st Day Presentations - Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 (9:00 - 17:10)

A.Ilki (ITU) Opening - Welcome

SS1-1 N. J.Perera, D.P.Thambiratnam (Queensland Univ., Robert Bird Group Australia) - A Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Approach to Protection of Infrastructure from Seismic Actions

A. Yakut, A. Erberik, S. Akkar, H. Sucuoglu, A. Ilki (METU, ITU) Rapid Seismic Assessment Procedures for Turkish Building Stock

O.Gedik, R.Hikiji, A.Tasai (Yokohama National University, Japan) Effects of Waterjet Technique Application on Joining Surfaces of External Retrofitting Technique

U.Yazgan, R.Oyguc (ITU) Post-earthquake Risk-based Decision Making Methodology for Turkish School Buildings

U. Mert Tugsal, B.Taskin (ITU) Structural Vulnerability Functions and Comparison of the Observed Damage of RC Buildings after Major Turkish Earthquakes

Z.Dalkilic, S.Soyoz (Bogazici University) Determination of Seismic Vulnerability Using Ambient and Forced Vibration Data

F.Leon, G. M. Atanasiu (TUIasi) Probabilistic Path Finding Method for Post-Disaster Risk Estimation

M. Di Ludovico, R. Frascadore, A. Prota, M. Dolce, G. Manfredi (UNAP) Effects of Local Strengthening Interventions on the Global Seismic Performance of Existing RC Structures

M. Di Ludovico, A. Balsamo, A. Prota, G.M. Verderame, M. Dolce , G. Manfredi (UNAP) Experimental Behavior of non Conforming full scale RC Beam-Column Joints Retrofitted with FRP

R.Oyguc, H.Boduroglu (ITU) Capacity Assessment of Existing RC Buildings Using a 3-D Adaptive Pushover Procedure

B.H. Al-Gohi, C. Demir, A. Ilki, M.H. Baluch, M.K. Rahman (ITU, KFUPM Saudi Arabia) Assessing Seismic Vulnerability of Multi-Leaf, Heritage Masonry Walls Using Elasto-Plastic Damage Model

G. Turan (Izmir Inst. of Technology) Hybrid Control of a 3-D Structure by using Semi-Active Dampers

K.Orakçal (Bogazici University) Towards Robust Behavioral Modeling of R.C. Members

V. Shendova, Z.Rakicevic, R.Apostolska, Z.Bozinovski (IZIIS) Implementation of Experimentaly Developed Methodology for Seismic Strenghtening and Repair in Historic Monuments

B.Ozturk (Nigde University) Effect of CFRP Retrofitting Application on Seismic Behavior of Historic Monumental Buildings at Cappadocia Region of Turkey

M. Ajmal, M.K. Rahman, Z. Celep, M.H. Baluch (ITU, KFUPM Saudi Arabia) Nonlinear Static Pushover and Dynamic Time-History Analysis of a Shear Wall Building in Madinah

D. Ahmed, M.K. Rahman, A.Ilki, M.H. Baluch (KFUPM Saudi Arabia, ITU) Finite Element Modeling of Seismic Performance of Low Concrete Strength Exterior Beam-Column Joints

2nd Day Presentations - Thursday, February 9th, 2012 (9:00 - 17:10)

M.Sozen (Purdue Univ.)
Keynote lecture: Leges de terrae concussione necesse est mutare

E.Eseller-Bayat, M.K.Yegian, S.Gokyer (ITU, Northeastern University) Earthquake Engineering Experimental Facility for Research and Public Outreach

P. Ezzatfar, M.E.Ayatar, B.Binici, O.Kurc, E.Canbay, H.Sucuoglu, G.Ozcebe (METU) Application of Mesh Reinforced Mortar for Performance Enhancement of Infill Walls

M.Urban, L.Stempniewski (KIT) Shaking Table Test of a Pre-damaged Masonry Building Retrofitted with a Mortar-Textile Composite

D.Bournas, T.Triantafillou (JRC, UPAT) Experimental Research on Seismic Retrofitting of Old-type RC Columns with Advanced Composite Materials

M.N.Fardis, A.Schetakis, E.Strepelias (UPAT) Seismic Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings by Converting Frame Bays into RC Walls

E.Strepelias, X.Palios, S.Bousias, M.N.Fardis (UPAT) Pseudodynamic Tests on 4-storey Nonductile Frames with RC Infilling of the Bay

C. Z. Chrysostomou, N. Kyriakides, P. Kotronis, P. Roussis, M. Poljansek, F. Taucer (JRC) RC Infilling of Existing RC Structures for Seismic Retrofitting

H. Kanno, N. Teramoto, T. Nishida, J. Kobayashi (Akita Prefectural University, Japan) Substructure Pseudo-Dynamic Tests on Seismic Response Control of Soft-first-story Buildings

Z. Celep, Y. Durgun (ITU) Seismic Response of the School Buildings in Van to Earthquake October 24, 2011

R.Garcia et al. (TA Project BANDIT at CEA) Shaking Table Tests on Deficient RC Frames Strengthened with Post-Tensioned Metal Straps

S.Ivorra, D.Foti, I.Ricci, G.Gasparini, S.Silvestri, T.Trombetti (Univ. de Alicante, Tech. Univ. of Bari, Univ. of Bologna) Shaking Table Test Design to Evaluate Earthquake Capacity of a 3-storey Building Specimen Composed of Cast-in-situ Concrete Walls

H.Degee, A.Plumier, L.Lascar, L.Vasseur (University of Liège, Wienerberger nv) Contribution of the Spandrels and of the Perpendicular Walls to the Seismic Performance of Masonry Walls

P. Kloukinas, A. Penna, A. Scotto Di Santolo, S. Bhattacharya, M. Dietz, L. Dihoru, A. Evangelista, A.L. Simonelli, C.A. Taylor, G. Mylonakis (UPAT, CIMA-AMRA, UNAP, UNIVBRIS, Univ. of Sannio) Experimental Investigation of Dynamic Behaviour of Cantilever Retaining Walls

A.L. Simonelli et al. (TA Project PILESI at UNIVBRIS) Seismic Assessment of Soil-Pile-Structure Interaction

G.Tsinidis, D.Pitilakis , E.Rovithis, E.Kirtas, A.Anastasiadis, K.Pitilakis (AUTH) Physical Modeling for the Evaluation of the Seismic Behavior of Underground Structures

C.M. Heron, S.K. Haigh, S.P.G. Madabhushi (UCAM) Susceptibility of Shallow Foundations to Rocking and Sliding Movements during Seismic Loading

A.Marques, P.Coelho, U.Cilingir, S.Haigh, G.Madabhushi (Univ. of Coimbra, Univ. of Sheffield, UCAM) Centrifuge Modelling of Liquefaction-Induced Settlement of Shallow Foundations

A.M.Y. Mohammed, K. Maekawa (University of Tokyo) Stability Control of Rafted Pile Foundation against Soil Liquefaction

Important Updates

4 February 2012
Shuttle Bus Services from Ataturk Airport to Hotels and Workshop venue schedule is avaliable.
For details, please cliclk the link.

28 January 2012
The Workshop program is available.
For the Workshop program, please click the link.

26 January 2012
Transportation Informations
Transportation details of Istanbul City, Istanbul Technical University and Civil Engineering Faculty are presented
in the Transportation page under Venue Menu.

15 November 2011
Extended Abstract Deadline
Abstract Deadline is extended to December 31st, 2011.

23 September 2011
Announcement and Call For Papers
For the First Announcement of the Workshop, please click the link

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