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Seismic Site Response, Analysis and Characterization of Major Cities in UAE
United Arab Emirates (UAE) has experienced significant economic growth in recent years. The accelerated schedule driven projects are compelling designers to use values of seismic hazard (ground motion) that are either ...
Variation of Shear Wave Velocity with SPT-N Values in the City of Sharjah
Modern building codes require the evaluation of a shear wave velocity profile of the foundation soils for a dynamic analysis of structures and sites to occur. Wave velocities are typically evaluated by conducting laboratory ...
Effect of Diverse Seismic Hazard Estimates on Performance and Overall Cost of RC Shear Wall Buildings in Dubai, UAE
During the last two decades or so, many iconic buildings have been built in Dubai as a result of the rapid economic growth. Unfortunately, several probabilistic seismic hazard studies are reporting substantially diverse ...
2D Elasto-Plastic Finite Element Analysis of Tunnels in Dubai, UAE
Major cities in UAE in general and Dubai in particular are facing significant challenges in terms of traffic flow patterns. Tunnels are being considered as viable option to alleviate the problems faced by transportation ...