Behaviour of Steel Bracing as a Global Retrofitting Technique

Paper Topic :

Expert approaches

Author Name :

Miss S. S. Nibhorkar

Abstract :

Recent earthquakes in India have shown that not only non-engineered but also engineered buildings in our country are susceptible even to moderate earthquakes. Indian Standard IS 1893 is revised in 2002. A number of buildings those were designed as per the previous code may not comply with the present code. Therefore evaluating seismic performance of a building and proposing suitable retrofit measure is an important area of study in this context. In many cities it has been observed that the residential parking space is provided in the building itself by utilizing open ground storey.

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