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Calibration of Strong-Motion Models for Central America Region
Año:2008
Áreas de investigación
  • Geofísica
Datos
Descripción
We present the results of a study aimed at choosing the more suitable strong-motion models for seismic hazard analysis in the Central America (CA) Region. After a careful revision of the state of the art, different models developed for subduction and volcanic crustal zones, in tectonic environment similar to those of CA, were selected. These models were calibrated with accelerograms recorded in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and El Salvador. The peak ground acceleration PGA and Spectral Acceleration SA (T) derived from the records were compared with the ones predicted by the models in similar conditions of magnitude, distance and soil. The type of magnitude (Ms, Mb, Mw), distance (Rhyp, Rrup, etc) and ground motion parameter (maximum horizontal component, medium, etc ) was taken into account in the comparison with the real data. As results of the analysis, the models which present a best fit with the local data were identified. These models have been applied for carrying out seismic hazard analysis in the region.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
14th World Conference Earthquake Engineering
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Pekín (China)
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
9999-99-999-9
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
12/10/2008
Fecha fin congreso
17/10/2008
Desde la página
143
Hasta la página
143
Título de las actas
Conference Proceedings
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Participantes
  • Participante: Alvaro Climent (ICE Costa Rica)
  • Participante: Conrad Lindholm (NORSAR Noruega)
  • Autor: Jorge Miguel Gaspar Escribano (UPM)
  • Participante: Douglas Hernández (SNET)
  • Autor: Maria Belen Benito Oterino (UPM)
  • Participante: Carlos Guzmán (INETER Managua)
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Ingeniería Sísmica: Dinámica de Suelos y Estructuras
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Topográfica y Cartografía
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