September 14th, 2021

Influence of interventions on the seismic performance of URM buildings designed according to pre-modern codes

On November 26,2019, an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 hit Durres city, Albania. After the earthquake, the inspection carried out by […]

September 14th, 2021

The effect of material strength and discontinuity in RC structures according to different site-specific design spectra

Seismic-induced damages in reinforced-concrete (RC) buildings were primarily associated with materials’ low strength and poor properties. This study aims to […]

September 14th, 2021

Model of seismic design lateral force levels for the existing reinforced concrete European building stock

As part of the development of a European Seismic Risk Model 2020 (ESRM20), the spatial and temporal evolution of seismic […]

September 14th, 2021


This paper aims to study the seismic performance of school buildings, which have been built in accordance with template unreinforced […]

April 15th, 2020

Influence of material properties on the seismic response of masonry buildings

Abstract- Recent earthquakes occurred in many parts of the world have shown that unreinforced masonry [URM] buildings constructed according to […]

March 1st, 2020

Comparison of near and far-fault ground motion effects on low and mid-rise masonry buildings

Abstract This paper presents a comparison of near and far-fault ground motion effects on the seismic response of masonry structures, […]

October 10th, 2019

A Simple Approach for the Design of Ductile Earthquake-Resisting Frame Structures Counting for P-Delta Effect

Abstract In the last decades, the possibility to use the inelastic capacities of structures have driven the seismic design philosophy […]

September 21st, 2018

Effects of the isolation parameters on the seismic response of steel frame

Abstract  In this paper, an analytical study was carried out to propose an optimum base-isolated system for the design of […]

June 20th, 2018

Earthquake performance assessment of low and mid-rise buildings: Emphasis on URM buildings in Albania

Abstract This study focuses on the earthquake performance of two URM buildings having typical architectural configurations common for residential use […]

June 9th, 2018

Effects of structural irregularities on low and mid-rise RC building response

Abstract During the recent earthquakes, it has been observed that structural irregularities are one of the main reasons of the […]