Chapter 13. Retrofitting

  1. David J. Dowrick

Published Online: 30 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869356.ch13

Earthquake Risk Reduction

Earthquake Risk Reduction

How to Cite

Dowrick, D. J. (2003) Retrofitting, in Earthquake Risk Reduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869356.ch13

Author Information

  1. Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471496885

Online ISBN: 9780470869352

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Keywords:

  • retrofitting;
  • intensity MM7 isoseismal;
  • unreinforced masonry (URM);
  • Performance Achievement Ratio (PAR);
  • retrofitting lifelines;
  • reliable damage ratios;
  • retrofitting structures;
  • Van Nuys retrofitted building

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • To retrofit or not?

  • Cost-benefit of retrofitting

  • Retrofitting lifelines

  • Retrofitting structures

  • Retrofitting equipment and plant

  • Performance of retrofitted property in earthquakes