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Study of Seismic Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Buildings | Original Article

Munendra Singh*, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


The seismic retrofitting of reinforced concrete buildings not intended to withstand seismic action is considered. After quickly presenting how seismic action is portrayed for configuration purposes, techniques for evaluating the seismic weakness of existing buildings are displayed. The conventional techniques for seismic retrofitting are looked into and their vulnerable focuses are distinguished. Present day techniques and methods of insight of seismic retrofitting, including base detachment and vitality dissemination gadgets, are reviewed. The introduction is shown by contextual analyses of genuine buildings where conventional and creative retrofitting strategies have been connected. In this paper, the particular subtle elements of a 4-story, 3-straight fortified concrete casing test building with unreinforced block brick masonry (URM) infill dividers are depicted alongside assessments of its possible shortcomings as to seismic stacking. The construction points of interest for this building are commonplace of construction over 40 years of age in Mediterranean European nations. The concrete edge is appeared to be basically a "feeble section concrete bar outline" which is probably going to display poor post-yield hysteretic conduct.