Seventh national seismic conference on bridges and highways

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official, Voice of Transportation, the (ASSHTO); Caltrans; MCEER - Earthquake Engineering to Extreme Events (MCEER); Pacific Earthquake Engineering Center (PEER); Transportation Research Board (TRB); United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (DOT, FHWA); University at Buffalo (UB)
Date:
20-22 May 2013
Location:
United States of America (Oakland)
Venue:
Oakland Marriott City Center

Session topics

1. Structural

  • Design and Analysis of Major Bridges for Earthquakes and Other Natural Hazards
  • Design and Use of Seismic Isolation Bearings
  • Innovations in Seismic Design and Analysis
  • Seismic Design Details for Accelerated Bridge Construction

2. Bridge Performance

  • Post-Earthquake Response, Repair and Recovery
  • Use of Innovative Technologies and Materials for Improved Bridge Resilience (other than isolation technology which is covered in Topic A2)
  • Bridge Fragility and Highway Network Seismic Risk Assessment
  • Performance Based Seismic Design Criteria
  • Monitoring Bridge Performance in Extreme Events

3. Geotechnical

  • Seismic Design and Retrofit of Foundations
  • Earthquake Induced Earth Pressure
  • Liquefaction, Lateral Spreading, and Ground Movement

4. Hazards

  • Seismic Hazard Effects: Ground Motion, Attenuation, Directionality, Vertical Attenuation, Near Fault, Fault Rupture, Long Duration, and Subduction
  • Tsunami Loads and Design Criteria
  • Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes and other Extreme Events
  • Multi-Hazard Design
  • Innovations in the Development of Site Specific Seismic Hazards Assessment


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Event fee

Full registration: before 2/27/13 - $450, before 4/30/13 - $550, on-site or after 4/30/13 - $695

Target audience

Engineers working for state and local departments of transportation, design consultants, contractors, researchers, managers, and others responsible for transportation facilities.

How to register

Please register online


Keywords

Themes:
Risk Identification & Assessment, Disaster Risk Management, Structural Safety, Critical Infrastructure
Hazards:
Earthquake
Countries:
United States of America
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