The 8th International ROSE School Seminar

Pavia, 22 - 23 May 2008

Please download the announcement flyer for info on issues such as registration fees, number of participants, contact details, and so on. The conference programme, however, can also be found below.

DAY 1 SESSION 1
CHAIRMAN: J.J. Bommer

Earthquake-induced transient ground strains and rotations from dense seismic networks
C. Smerzini*, R. Paolucci

Seismic hazard assessment at the archaeological site of Kanchipuram,Southern India
T. Ornthammarath1*, C.G. Lai, M. Corigliano, A. Menon, G.R. Dodagoudar

Modelling a "repetition" of the Messina 1908 earthquake
M.S. Teramo**, H. Crowley, M. Lopez, R. Pinho, G. Cultrera, A. Cirella, M. Cocco, M. Mai, A. Teramo

Loss assessment for an earthquake scenario in Istanbul
I. Bal*, H. Crowley, R. Pinho

SESSION 2
CHAIRMAN: G. Magenes

Some issues in the seismic analyses and design of wharves
R. Pasquali***, C.G. Lai

Feasibility assessment of innovative isolation bearing systems with Shape Memory Alloys
G. Attanasi*, F. Auricchio, G. Fenves

Influence of clamping stresses on the shear strength of concrete slabs under uniform loads
A. Acevedo1*, M. Collins

DAY 2 SESSION 3
CHAIRMAN: A. Pavese

Review of experimental data on design parameters of concentric braced frames
K. Wijesundara*, D. Bolognini, R. Nascimbene, G.M. Calvi

Blind-prediction of the response of a full-scale 3D steel frame tested under dynamic conditions
A. Pavan***, R. Pinho

Verification of Nonlinear Static Procedures for assessment of buildings and bridges
R. Monteiro**, M. Marques, C. Casarotti, R. Pinho, R. Delgado

SESSION 4
CHAIRMAN: M.J.N. Priestley

Mitigation of higher mode effects in self-centring walls by using multiple rocking sections
L. Wiebe***, C. Christopoulos

Displacement-based design of precast walls with additional dampers
D. Pennucci*, G.M. Calvi

Design verification of a force- and displacement-based designed torsionally-unbalanced wall building
S. Martini***, R. Pinho, G.M. Calvi

Keynote lecture
D. Giardini
Development of a Global Earthquake Model

Journal Launch "Progettazione Sismica"
G.M. Calvi

Graduation Ceremony
Programme of future activities
Closing speeches

*PhD Student,
**Visiting PhD Student,
***MSc Student