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Proceedings of the Fourth PRC-US Workshop on Seismic Analysis and Design of Special Bridges: Advancing Bridge Technologies in Research, Design, Construction and Preservation

Edited by L.C. Fan, G.C. Lee and L. Zhang

MCEER-06-0012 | 10/12/2006 | 404 pages

About the Report:

TOC: The table of contents is provided.

Notes: A workshop summary is provided.

Keywords: Seismic performance. Seismic designs. Highway infrastructure. Bridges. Construction. Preservation. Hazard mitigation. Performance-based earthquake engineering (PBEE). Performance-based seismic design. Ground motion. Loss estimation. Assessments. Retrofitting. Extreme events. Inspections. Structural damage.

Abstract: The fourth workshop in the PRC-US Workshop on Seismic Analysis and Design of Special Bridges, was held June 19-21, 2006 in Chongqing, China, the “City of Bridges.” The workshop was designed to exchange state-of-the-art information on highway bridge technologies and to plan and develop future cooperative research projects between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. A total of 39 participants, 16 from the U.S. and 23 from China, attended this workshop. These proceedings contain 32 papers covering a wide range of research fields.