Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Seismic Protection of Monuments: Workshop & Seminar

The European Center of Prevention and Forecasting of Earthquakes(ECPFE) and the Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization (EPPO) of Greece took the initiative to organize in the framework of the EUR-OPA agreement a Workshop-Seminar on the above subject. The Workshop-Seminar will take place in Athens, 2 December 2013. A field trip will take place on 3 December 2013. The thematic topics of the Workshop-Seminar are :

1.Classification of importance of Monuments and acceptable damage levels
2.Basic data influencing the design (Architectural , historical and Structural documentation, Monitoring of seismic behaviour, etc
3.Methods of Analysis for Assessment of bearing capacity and the design of Structural Interventions,
4.Estimation of Resistances of critical regions before and after Interventions,
5.Selection of Design Seismic Actions for the redesign,
6.Criteria for the selection of the most appropriate scheme of Structural Interventions: Monumentic values/optimum interventions
7.Case studies
8.Existing National Regulatory documents for the aseismic design of structural interventions in Monuments

Please note that the official language of the Workshop-Seminar is in English.
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