Pros Amd Cons of Assessment Methods in the 2007 Turkish Earthquake Code

Şenboz, Ali
Sucuoğlu, Haluk
A new chapter has been added to the 2007 Turkish Earthquake Code for the assessment and retrofit of existing buildings. The assessment procedures proposed In the Code are classified as linear elastic and nonlinear procedures. A research has been conducted in this study in order to evaluate the differences between the two types of seismic assessment procedures in the 2007 Turkish Earthquake Code. For this Purpose, two residential buildings in their existing and retrofitted states were comparatively assessed by employing both procedures, according to the principles proposed in the 2007 Turkish Earthquake Code. The assessment results were also evaluated in view of the actual performance observations from one of the investigated building which suffered damage during the 1999 Duzce earthquake. The results of this research Study have been employed for determining the strengths and weaknesses of the 2007 Turkish Earthquake Code.
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A. Şenboz and H. Sucuoğlu, “Pros Amd Cons of Assessment Methods in the 2007 Turkish Earthquake Code,” Teknik Dergi, pp. 4609–4633, 2009, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: