The 11th International ROSE School Seminar

Pavia, 19 - 20 May 2011

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.

Post Seminar Activities: On May 21 2011 a technical visit to the Alptransit Project is organised. Further details can be found in the relevant flyer.

Day 1

10.00 – 13.00

Special Session on the Christchurch and Tohoku earthquakes

Guest Speakers:    Akenori Shibata, Tohoku University
                            Misko Cubrinovski, University of Canterbury
                            Jason Ingham, University of Auckland
                            Damian Grant, University College London (UCL)

13.00 – 14.30 Welcome lunch and registration

14.30 – 16.00

Session 1 - Chairman: A. Dazio

Seismic behaviour of structures with passive added damping devices
A. Lago1, T. Sullivan, G.M. Calvi

Friction pendulum system: effects of physical modeling assumptions on the response of multistory buildings
E. Fagà1, G.M. Calvi, M. Moratti, R. Nascimbene

Strain life analysis at low cycle fatigue on concentrically braced steel structures with RHS shape braces
S. Santagati3, D. Bolognini, R. Nascimbene, K. Wijesundara

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 – 18.00

Session 2 - Chairman: M. Pagani

The earthquake source in numerical modeling of seismic wave propagation in heterogeneous earth media
C. Smerzini2, R. Paolucci

Analysis of basin induced surface waves
J.R. Abraham1, A. Papageorgiou, C.G. Lai

Ranking and selection of appropriate ground motion models for seismic hazard analysis in low to moderate seismicity countries
H. Oksuz3, C. Beauval, F. Cotton, S. Drouet

19.30 – 23:30 ROSE Seminar Dinner
Day 2

09.00 – 11.00

Session 3 - Chairman: G. Magenes

Performance-based seismic design of maritime port structures
A. Calabrese1, C. G. Lai

Definition of fragility curves for pile supported wharves
C. Thomopoulos3, C. G. Lai

Seismic assessment of irregular RC structures − Modelling guidelines and seismic code critical review
D. Kazantzidou-Firtinidou3, R. Pinho, R. Sousa

Development of software and hardware architecture for real-time dynamic hybrid test with substructuring and application to a base isolated structure
I. lanese1, A. Pavese

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

Session 4 - Chairman: A. Pavese

The role of spandrel beams in the seismic behaviour of masonry buildings
M. Da Parè3, G. Magenes, A. Dazio, A. Penna, M. Rota

Reliability evaluation of the current approach to seismic assessment of existing masonry buildings in the Italian code
M. Tondelli3, M. Rota, A. Penna, G. Magenes

Seismic behaviour of clay masonry infills in newly designed RC framed structures
S.Hak1, P. Morandi, G. Magenes, T. Sullivan

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch break

14.30 – 16.30

Session 5 - Chairman: G.M. Calvi

Keynote lecture – Probabilistic seismic assessment of buildings in practice
Paolo Emilio Pinto

Overview of 2010-2011 Eucentre Activities

ROSE/MEEES Graduation Ceremony

1PhD Student, 2PhD Alumnus, 3MSc Student