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Seismic rehabilitation of typical schools in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is located in an earthquake-prone region. Observations from recent studies of seismic activity in Puerto Rico have proven the expectation of a major earthquake that may occur at any given time. School buildings ...
Seismic soil pressures on rigid walls subjected to pulse-like earthquake ground motions
Pulse-like earthquakes are believed to impose larger structural demands on structures due to the sudden release of seismic energy. This can cause concern in areas that are near fault due to the possibility of structures ...
Ambient vibration measurements to estimate site fundamental periods in Aguadilla and Aguada, PR
Considering the high risk of seismic activity of the island of Puerto Rico, this research is aimed at determining the fundamental natural periods of the soil deposits in two areas, downtown Aguadilla and the Espinal ...
Rumshake: Amplification of earthquake ground motion in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is a seismically active region with a history of destructive earthquakes such as the 1918 M7.3 Mona Passage event, and more recently, the 2020 Southwest Puerto Rico Earthquake sequence. In the years 2018 and ...