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By Manolis Papadrakakis, Michalis Fragiadakis, Vagelis Plevris

ISBN-10: 331947796X

ISBN-13: 9783319477961

This is the 3rd e-book in a sequence on Computational equipment in Earthquake Engineering. The goal of this quantity is to assemble the clinical groups of Computational Mechanics and Structural Dynamics, offering a large assurance of well timed matters on modern Earthquake Engineering. 

This quantity will facilitate the trade of principles in subject matters of mutual curiosity and will function a platform for developing hyperlinks among study teams with complementary activities. The computational features are emphasized in order to deal with difficult engineering difficulties of significant social and monetary importance. 

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Or even larger. 1 is suggested to be used for the determination of the values of c during the sweep process. For each ci in the range 1 ci cmax with step Dc and for the value of PSv,5(Tp) that was determined in step 2 define the corresponding value of the wavelet amplitude, Ai, using Eq. 05. Step 4 For each pair (Ai, ci) that was determined in step 3 and for values of the phase m ranging from 0° to 360° produce the corresponding M&P wavelet using Eqs. (5) and (6) leaving t0 as a parameter. A step of Dm = 5° is suggested to be used for the sweep of the phase shift.

7a: Comparison of a the acceleration and b the velocity time histories of the pulse and the residual record significant pulses are identified. g. Shahi [19]) have used their own methods to extract multiple pulses. It should be mentioned that, although this process will identify additional pulses, it lacks a criterion to judge if the detected pulses are, in fact, primary characteristics of the ground motion. Several criteria have been proposed for the characterization of pulses as significant and the interested reader may refer to the bibliography.

Step 2 Identify the period that corresponds to the largest peak of the Sd  Sm product spectrum and set Tp equal to this value. Calculate the value of PSv,5(Tp) from the corresponding value of the pseudo-velocity response spectrum for n = 5 %. Step 3 Set a maximum value, cmax, for the duration of the M&P wavelet. As the duration of the wavelet is not known a priori, a sweep of all possible values of c between 1 and cmax is needed for the determination of the most suitable wavelet for the specific ground motion.

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