Seismic retrofitting of structures

Cover Seismic retrofitting of structures
Year 2008
Pages 84
Number UW-0832-E
Publisher Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Series Environmental studies

Strategies and collection of examples in Switzerland

This publication provides a detailed insight in the problematic of the seismic retrofitting of existing structures. The presentation of 24 examples of seismic retrofitting projects in Switzerland illustrates the different possible strategies and gives suggestions and decision criteria on how to handle the complex problem of the seismic safety of existing structures. The publication is primarily aimed at structural engineers, but architects, building owners and homeowners will also find valuable information on the management of earthquake risk for existing structures.

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