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Local Site Effects Local Site Effects Seismic Site Response Analysis CEE 531/ESS 465
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Local Site Effects Local Site Effects Ground surface motions are affected by local site conditions Site effects can influence: Amplitude - may amplify or de-amplify motion Frequency content - may shift to higher or lower ϖ Duration - may extend duration of strong shaking
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Important Aspects of Earthquake Motion Important Aspects of Earthquake Motion Earthquake damage is influenced by ground motion: Amplitude Frequency content Duration Low amplitude High amplitude
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Important Aspects of Earthquake Motion Important Aspects of Earthquake Motion Earthquake damage is influenced by ground motion: Amplitude Frequency content Duration Low frequency motion High frequency motion ϖ FAS ϖ FAS
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Important Aspects of Earthquake Motion Important Aspects of Earthquake Motion Earthquake damage is influenced by ground motion: Amplitude Frequency content Duration Short duration Long duration
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2009 for the course CEE 431 taught by Professor Eberhard during the Winter '06 term at Washington University in St. Louis.

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