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Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering

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Projects : Task Order 20


Ground Motion and Building Performance Data From the 2010 Chile Earthquake

The primary purpose of this task is to develop a cost-effective and event-specific web-based data repository for the Chile earthquake that is based upon publicly available information that is available from U.S. and Chilean post-earthquake reconnaissance team members.

The proposed Chile earthquake repository shall contain the following types of information; ground motion data (both directly recorded, e.g. digitized accelerograms, and derived, e.g. response spectra); building inventory (geospatial information, age, story height, occupancy, and other parameters) from the key earthquake impacted regions; structural drawings (AutoCAD or PDF format) from buildings that were impacted; photos of impacted buildings, accompanied by appropriate descriptive details; mapped structural damage (crack patterns, damaged zones) from damaged buildings; Computers & Structures Inc. (SCI)-ETABS (or equivalent) models of buildings that have been analyzed; instrumented building site boring logs, foundation performance); public domain literature (PDF); bibliographic information; and, links to other relevant websites.

The Task Order 20 project will be conducted over a 16-month period, concluding on January 26, 2012.

Task Order 20 Project Technical Committee

• Julio Ramirez, (Project Director), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana;

• Santiago Pujol (Development Team Leader) NEEScomm, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana;

• Ann Christine Catlin, Research Scientist, NEEScomm, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana;

• Eduardo Miranda, Stanford University, Stanford, California;

• Farzad Naeim, John A. Martin & Associates, Los Angeles, California;

• Bill Spencer, University of Illinois at Urbana.

[see also: Request for Information on 2010 Chile Earthquake]

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