Homework4 - CEE611 Earthquake Engineering Winter Semester...

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CEE611 – Earthquake Engineering Winter Semester 2007-2008 Homework #4 (Due March 24, 2008) Deterministic & Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis 1. Kramer 4.2 2. Kramer 4.4 3. Kramer 4.5 4. Kramer 4.6 (use Boore 1993 Attenuation Relationship instead of the one shown – assume G B and G C are both equal to 0 and the random orientation) 5. Your firm has been hired by the City of San Francisco to design a new visitor center on the island of Alcatraz. Your role on the design team is to provide data pertinent to a complete seismic hazard analysis of the proposed site. The three faults in the Bay Area that could produce a reasonable earthquake are the San Andreas, Calaveras and Hayward Faults. You know the following break down of historic seismic events: Magnitude (Moment) Calaveras Fault (past 186 years) # of Earthquake Hayward Fault (past 178 years) # of Earthquake San Andreas Fault (past 148 years) # of Earthquake 4.0 to 4.2 43 15 78 4.2 to 4.4 26 3 60 4.4 to 4.6 20 6 33 4.6 to 4.8 15
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