The present paper is concerned with the seismic response and fragility evaluation of a water storage structure. Seismic analysis has been carried out considering the hydrodynamic effects of the contained water. The various parameters that could affect the seismic structural response include material strength of concrete, structural damping available within the structure and the normalized ground motion response spectral shape. Based on this limited case study; the seismic fragility of the structure is developed as families of conditional probability curves plotted against peak ground acceleration (PGA) at the location of interest. The procedure adopted incorporates the various randomness and uncertainty associated with the parameters under consideration.
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Seismic Fragility Analysis of a Water Storage Structure
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Bhargava, K, Ghosh, AK, & Ramanujam, S. "Seismic Fragility Analysis of a Water Storage Structure." Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Volume 2. Arlington, Virginia, USA. April 25–29, 2004. pp. 345-352. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE12-49472
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