Airports play a crucial role in mitigation of seismic-induced disasters, being key elements in rescue operations after an earthquake. Under earthquake loading, various airport compo- nents can be damaged because of the ground shaking. It is well known that seismic ampli- fication of ground motion at the surface is strongly influenced by geotechnical properties of the soil deposits. In this paper, the spatial variability of ground amplification is assessed with reference to an international airport in Northern Italy. Homogeneous zones from a seismic geotechnical viewpoint were identified at the airport and, for each zone, stochastic ground response analyses carried out.

Seismic ground response analyses at an international airport in northern Italy by using a stochastic-based approach

Borzi, B.;Nascimbene, R.;Gabbianelli, G.;
2020

Abstract

Airports play a crucial role in mitigation of seismic-induced disasters, being key elements in rescue operations after an earthquake. Under earthquake loading, various airport compo- nents can be damaged because of the ground shaking. It is well known that seismic ampli- fication of ground motion at the surface is strongly influenced by geotechnical properties of the soil deposits. In this paper, the spatial variability of ground amplification is assessed with reference to an international airport in Northern Italy. Homogeneous zones from a seismic geotechnical viewpoint were identified at the airport and, for each zone, stochastic ground response analyses carried out.
airportground responseseismic microzonationstochastic mechanicsGIS (Geo-graphical Information System)
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Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12076/9084
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