Techniques and parameters for earthquake risk assessment

  • S. T. Algermissen Geological Survey, Denver, USA

Abstract

The principal elements of seismic risk assessment are outlined. An approach to seismic risk assessment is developed that provides quite satisfactory risk assessments on a scale of a single structure to regional assessments of risk. An example of a contemporary risk assessment is discussed and the development of a data base for routine risk assessments is advocated.

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Published
1989-12-31
How to Cite
Algermissen, S. T. (1989). Techniques and parameters for earthquake risk assessment. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 22(4), 202-218. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.22.4.202-218
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