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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 ...
Structural analysis of common coastal structures found at the west coast of Puerto Rico using FEMA P-646
Tsunamis are a rare yet powerful oceanic events consisting of a series of very long waves caused by a large-scale disturbance of a body of water, usually by earthquakes, that travel inland causing a tremendous amount of ...
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 ...