• A. Barbat, S. Oller, J. Vielma
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2005). MIS56, ISBN: 84-95999-89-7

    Abstract
    The monograph highlights the way in which, in the long term, the application of design standards can lead to a reduction of seismic risk in urban areas. The seismic design [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2005). MIS53, ISBN: 84-95999-76-5

    Abstract
    Once an earthquake has occurred, the inspection of the buildings should be carried out as quickly as possible, in order to reduce the risk and discomfort of the people. This [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2005). MIS52, ISBN: 84-95999-70-6

    Abstract
    The system of indicators described in this monograph has been the main objective of the operation ATN / JF-7907-RG of the IDB, coordinated by the Instituto de  Environmental [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2004). MIS51, ISBN: 84-95999-66-8

    Abstract
    The Risk Management Index, IGR, is an essential technical contribution of operation ATN / JF-7907-RG of the IDB, coordinated by the Institute of Environmental Studies, IDEA, [...]

  • C. Gómez, S. Oller, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2002). MIS47, ISBN: 84-89925-96-8

    Abstract
    In this monograph, we study the definition of possible damage in bridges by using simplified structural models. The state-of-the-art of the seismic vulnerability of bridges [...]

  • C. Gómez, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2000). MIS41, ISBN: 84-89925-64-X

    Abstract
    In this monograph, a complete review of the state of the art of the seismic vulnerability of motorway bridges is carried out. The work begins with a review of the damage caused [...]

  • O. Salomón, S. Oller, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1999). MIS37, ISBN: 84-89925-54-2

    Abstract
    In this monograph, a numerical model based on the finite element method is developed to analyze buildings with base seismic isolation, discretizing the structure-isolator [...]

  • A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1997). MIS24, ISBN: 84-89925-10-0

    Abstract
    The standards make recommendations regarding the seismic loads, the simplified methods of structural analysis, the criteria that must be applied to ensure its good global [...]

  • M. Guinjoan, X. Morató, A. Gironella, J. Ribas, R. Xifré
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    Aquest estudi revisa les metodologies més habituals que s’han aplicat per calcular l’impacte econòmic del Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership [...]

  • R. Aguiar, A. Barbat, J. Canas
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1997). MIS22, ISBN: 84-87867-96-0

    Abstract
    The main objective of this monograph is to evaluate the overall damage index of framed reinforced concrete structures using different models. In order to achieve this objective [...]

  • J. Canas, J. Egozcue, J. Miquel, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1996). MIS21, ISBN: 84-87867-83-9

    Abstract
    The design and construction of structures in seismic areas requires knowledge of the seismic actions to which they can be subjected throughout their useful life. In general, [...]

  • F. Yépez, A. Barbat, J. Canas
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1996). MIS20, ISBN: 84-87867-81-2

    Abstract
    The present work is aimed at conducting studies of vulnerability and seismic risk of building structures. The objective of such studies is to try to predict the damage expected [...]

  • L. Bozzo, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1995). MIS15, ISBN: 84-87867-59-6

    Abstract
    The monograph is subdivided into two parts. The first part presents concepts of seismology such as intensity or magnitude, together with probabilistic concepts related to [...]

  • F. Yépez, A. Barbat, J. Canas
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1995). MIS14, ISBN: 84-87867-58-8

    Abstract
    The present monograph is a continuation of the monograph MIS-10 and uses the same concepts and definitions described therein. However, to facilitate reading, the authors briefly [...]

  • F. Yépez, A. Barbat, J. Canas
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1995). MIS12, ISBN: 84-87867-50-2

    Abstract
    This monograph describes a conceptual framework necessary for the formulation of seismic risk and of vulnerability studies. The Italian methodology of the vulnerability index [...]

  • A. Barbat, L. Orosco, J. Hurtado, M. Galindo
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1994). MIS10, ISBN: 84-87867-448-0

    Abstract
    The present monograph describes different ways to define the action of earthquakes upon structures. The progress that has taken place in recent years the application of different [...]

  • A. Barbat, N. Molinares, J. Rodellar
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1994). MIS08, ISBN: 84-87867-46-4

    Abstract
    In this monograph, we study a type of hybrid system that combines a base isolation system with an active control system that applies forces on the base. The control forces [...]

  • J. Vielma, M. Mulder
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2018). MIS76, ISBN: 1134-3249

    Abstract
    Some residential buildings are irregular, having plants with entrances, fact which can worsen their behavior during potential seismic events. They can present demands that [...]

  • C. Caicedo, A. Barbat, J. Canas, R. Aguiar
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1994). MIS06, ISBN: 84-87867-53-X

    Abstract
    The monograph summarizes the problem of risk for any type of natural phenomenon, defines each of the terms that intervene in the risk analysis, describes the way in which [...]

  • N. Molinares, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1994). MIS05, ISBN: 84-87867-41-3

    Abstract
    The objectives of the seismic design of buildings can be achieved by applying techniques of conventional design that consider the that the ground motion is transmitted to [...]

  • A. Hanganu, A. Barbat, S. Oller, E. Oñate
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (1994). MIS4, ISBN: 84-87867-40-5

    Abstract
    There is a general interest in civil engineering to quantify the damage produced in structures by catastrophic actions. It would be convenient, from a practical point of view, [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    La situació de les finances públiques força a cercar una major eficiència en l’ús dels recursos públics per tal de generar [...]

  • E. Pallarols, A. Tarrach
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    Els tres grans objectius dels pressupostos públics són: la disciplina fiscal, l’eficiència assignativa i l’eficiència i l’efectivitat [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    Des de l’any 2000, l’expansió del comerç mundial ha estat molt notòria, amb taxes de creixement per damunt del PIB. Les exportacions catalanes [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    L’economia catalana presenta dos models de creixement ben diferenciats entre el període previ i posterior a la crisi. Però malgrat que s’han recuperat [...]

  • C. Trilla, J. Bosch Meda
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    L’habitatge és un pilar clau de l’Estat de Benestar com ho són també l’educació, les pensions, la sanitat, o els serveis socials. [...]

  • J. Puig, S. Content
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    En aquest escrit tractem la qüestió del debat existent entre la conveniència pels inversors de la gestió activa o de la gestió passiva dels [...]

  • R. Ugel, R. Herrera, J. Vielma, A. Barbat, L. Pujades
    WIT Transactions on The Built Environment, ISSN 1743-3509 (2013). 132, doi:10.2495/ERES130071

    Abstract
    This study determines the structural behavior of a four level framed building with composite RC and steel structure designed according Venezuelan seismic codes. The structural [...]

  • R. Herrera, J. Vielma, R. Ugel, A. Alfaro, A. Barbat, L. Pujades
    WIT Transactions on The Built Environment, ISSN 1743-3509 (2013). 132, doi:10.2495/ERES130071

    Abstract
    The objective of this study is to determine the seismic response and torsional effects of an existing Reinforced Concrete building with irregular plant and five levels projected [...]

  • Y. Vargas, L. Pujades, A. Barbat, J. Hurtado
    The Open Civil Engineering Journal (2015). 9, (Suppl. 1, M 12) 344-350

    Abstract
    The incremental dynamic analysis is a powerful tool for evaluating the seismic vulnerability and risk of buildings. It allows calculating the global damage of structures for [...]

  • I. Olteanu, A. Barbat, M. Budescu
    The Open Civil Engineering Journal (2015). 9, (Suppl. 1, M 10) 321-329

    Abstract
    Considering the effects of earthquakes occurred during the last 15 years, this article focusses on finding solutions to minimize the human and economic losses. Several methodologies [...]

  • Y. Vargas, A. Barbat, L. Pujades, J. Hurtado
    Structures and Buildings (Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers) (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/stbu.12.00031

    Abstract
    The main objective of this article is to propose a simplified methodology to assess the expected seismic damage in reinforced concrete buildings from a probabilistic point [...]

  • J. Vielma, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Structures and Buildings (Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers) (2009). 162, 169–182, doi: 10.1680/stbu.2009.162.3.169

    Abstract
     The codes used in seismic design of waffled-slab floors buildings (WSFB), such as the Spanish NCSE-02 earthquake-resistant design code, assign them restricted ductility, [...]

  • J. Ràfols, S. Content
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    L’any 1988 es va celebrar el II Congrés d’Economia i Empresa de Catalunya impulsat pel Col·legi d’Economistes. En els 30 anys que ens separen [...]

  • Y. Vargas, L. Pujades, A. Barbat, J. Hurtado, S. Diaz, D. Hidalgo
    Structure and Infrastructure Engineering (2018). 14(6), 817–829, https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2017.1385089

    Abstract
    Most of buildings and structures are usually projected according to two main axes. However, the geographical position of these buildings varies randomly. Such random distributions [...]

  • A. Barbat, M. Carreño, L. Pujades, N. Lantada, O. Cardona, M. Marulanda
    Structure and Infrastructure Engineering (2010). 6(1–2), 17–38

    Abstract
    The most relevant seismic vulnerability and risk analysis methods are discussed and compared in this article using, as  a pilot urban area, the city of Barcelona, Spain, [...]

  • J. Hurtado, A. Barbat
    Structural Safety (1998). 20, 221-235

    Abstract
    As the recent research by Trybicki and Sobczyk has demonstrated [1-3] the principle of maximum entropy is a powerful tool for solving stochastic differential equations. In [...]

  • J. Hurtado, A. Barbat
    Structural Safety (1996). 18(1), 49-62

    Abstract
    A new procedure for the random vibration analysis of hysteretic structures using stochastic equivalent linearization is reported. Its aim is to improve the prediction of the [...]

  • A. Barbat, L. Pujades, N. Lantada
    Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (2008). 28, 851–865

    Abstract
    Conceptual aspects related to seismic vulnerability, damage and risk evaluation are discussed first, together with a short review of the most widely used possibilities for [...]

  • F. PAVEL, R. VACAREANU, J. DOUGLAS, M. RADULIAN, C. CIOFLAN, A. BARBAT
    Pure and Applied Geophysics (2016). 173, 1881‐1905

    Abstract
    The probabilistic seismic hazard analysis for Romania is revisited within the framework of the BIGSEES national research project (http://infp.infp.ro/bigsees/default.htm) [...]

  • A. Barbat, M. Cervera, A. Hanganu, C. Cirauqui, E. Oñate
    Nuclear Engineering and Design (1998). 180, 251 – 270

    Abstract
    The evaluation of the failure pressure of the containment building of a large dry PWR-W three loops nuclear power plant, based on computer numerical simulation, is described [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    En la producció i provisió dels serveis públics sempre es planteja el dilema entre 1) gestió directa mitjançant unitats internes de la mateixa [...]

  • M. Salgado, D. Romero, C. Velásquez, M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2016). 80(3), 1995‐2021

    Abstract
    Medellín is the second largest city of Colombia with more than 2 million inhabitants according to the latest census and with more than 240,000 public and private buildings. [...]

  • N. Lantada, L. Pujades, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2009). 51, 501–524, DOI 10.1007/s11069-007-9212-4

    Abstract
    This article contributes to the development and application of two latestgeneration methods of seismic risk analysis in urban areas. The first method, namely vulnerability [...]

  • M. Marulanda, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2009). 49, 501–516, DOI 10.1007/s11069-008-9301-z

    Abstract
    The Urban Seismic Risk index (USRi) published in a previous article (Carreño et al., Nat Hazards 40:137–172, 2007) is a composite indicator that measures risk [...]

  • M. Marulanda, O. Cardona, M. Mora, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2014). 74, 2071–2088, DOI 10.1007/s11069-014-1291-4

    Abstract
    Understanding and evaluating disaster risk due to natural hazard events such as earthquakes creates powerful incentives for countries to develop planning options and tools [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2007). 41, 1–20, DOI 10.1007/s11069-006-9008-y

    Abstract
    The Risk Management Index, RMI, proposed in this paper, brings together a group of indicators that measure risk management performance and effectiveness. These indicators [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2007). 40, 137–172, DOI 10.1007/s11069-006-0008-8

    Abstract
    Risk has been defined, for management purposes, as the potential economic, social and environmental consequences of hazardous events that may occur in a specified period of [...]

  • J. Birkmann, O. Cardona, M. Carreño, A. Barbat, M. Pelling, S. Schneiderbauer, S. Kienberger, M. Keiler, D. Alexander, P. Zeil, T. Welle
    Natural Hazards (2013). 67, 193–211, DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0558-5

    Abstract
    The paper deals with the development of a general as well as integrative and holistic framework to systematize and assess vulnerability, risk and adaptation. The framework [...]

  • J. Valcárcel, M. Mora, O. Cardona, L. Pujades, A. Barbat, G. Bernal
    Natural Hazards (2013). 69, 845–868, DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0739-2

    Abstract
    This article presents a methodology for an estimate of the benefit cost ratio of the seismic risk reduction in buildings portfolio at broadscale, for a world region, allowing [...]

  • C. Velásquez, O. Cardona, M. Mora, L. Yamin, A. Barbat, M. Carreño, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2014). 72, 455–479, DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-1017-z

    Abstract
    Taken into account that the natural hazard risk is a contingent liability and, therefore, a sovereign risk for national governments, it is important to assess properly the [...]

  • M. Marulanda, M. Cardona, M. Ordaz, A. Barbat
    Natural Hazards (2013). 69(1), 59–84, DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0685-z

    Abstract
    The risk evaluation model CAPRA (Comprehensive Approach to Probabilistic Risk Assessment) is a techno-scientific methodology and information platform, composed of tools for [...]

  • J. Avila-Haro, J. González-Drigo, Y. Vargas, L. Pujades, A. Barbat
    Key Engineering Materials (2013). 525-526, 537-540, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.525-526.537

    Abstract
    Barcelona, as well as a large number of cities in the Mediterranean basin, has a housing stock composed of a large number of unreinforced brick masonry buildings. Motivated [...]

  • . L.Bozzo, A. Barbat
    Journal of Structural Control (1995). 2(2), 59-77

    Abstract
    It is accepted that sliding or friction base isolation systems effectively protect structures subjected to severe earthquakes. Precise modeling of the sliding connection is, [...]

  • A. Barbat, J. Rodellar, N. Molinares, E. Ryan
    Journal of Structural Control (1994). 1(1-2), 117-141

    Abstract
    A class of hybrid control system which combines a passive nonlinear base isolator with an active controller is analyzed. The passive component of the system has a hysteretic [...]

  • M. Morell, A. Jover
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    El present treball identifica els reptes dels sòls per activitats econòmiques a Catalunya que, a grans trets, poden resumir-se en una realitat actual caracteritzada [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    Aquestes pàgines són unes primeres reflexions per endreçar l’àmplia problemàtica que suscito. No hi ha ni dades ni resultats, només [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    L’adopció massiva de les tecnologies digitals en el món empresarial, industrial, i en general en qualsevol àmbit de l’activitat econòmica [...]

  • E. Romero, E. Barniol
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    El buen comportamiento del turismo en España y Cataluña se ha traducido en una mejora del ingreso medio diario por habitación disponible (RevPAR) del [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    D’un temps ençà, l’economia circular ha guanyat protagonisme mediàtic i discursiu. Tanmateix, molt sovint és presentada com una alternativa [...]

  • J. Marczyk, J. Rodellar, A. Barbat
    JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE , CONTROL , AND DYNAMICS (1999). 22(3), 447-454, doi.org/10.2514/2.4417

    Abstract
    A new model-free approach for the description of general dynamicalsystems with unknownstructure, order, and excitation is introduced. The approach is based on the new concept [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    La Gran Recessió ha fet aparèixer alguns dels efectes relativament ocults de la globalització. N’hi ha dos de gran rellevància, que se situen [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    Avenços científics i revolució digital han transformat sensiblement el ritme i abast del canvi tecnològic sense que, més enllà de [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    La irrupció de les plataformes digitals, en el marc de l’anomenada economia col·laborativa, ha generat beneficis econòmics evidents relacionats [...]

  • 3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    La proliferació de l’automòbil que va començar fa una cinquantena d’anys va portar a una reducció de la utilització del transport [...]

  • S. Calonge, A. Manresa
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    Una de las consecuencias económicas más importantes de la Gran Recesión -cuyo comienzo se sitúa en el tercer trimestre del año 2008- ha [...]

  • J. Galí
    3r Congrés d'Economia i Empresa de Catalunya - Full papers.

    Abstract
    La promoció del desenvolupament d’una economia sostenible, verda o circular és una prioritat per les institucions internacionals i catalanes. La nostra [...]

  • (2017). 14th International Benchmark Workshop on the Numerical Analysis of Dams. Stockholm, Sweden, 2017

    Abstract
    Double curvature arch dams feature geometrical complexity with a significant amount of parameters involved. Different criteria exist to assist in the design task, from simplified [...]

  • (2017). 14th International Benchmark Workshop on the Numerical Analysis of Dams. Stockholm, Sweden, 2017

    Abstract
    Arch dams have different properties that play a relevant role in their behavior, although it is not clear to what degree or in what sense. There is some consensus regarding [...]

  • C. Escudero, S. Oller, X. Martinez, A. Barbat
    Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE (2017). 143(9), 04017080-1 -- 04017080-19

    Abstract
    The construction of confined masonry buildings has become a good choice to meet the housing needs of low-income families in big cities. Despite this, current building codes [...]

  • J. Rodellar, A. Barbat, J. Martín-Sánchez
    Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE (1987). 113(6), 797-812

    Abstract
    Different continuous-time approches have been proposed in recent years to formulate active control algorithms to reduce the response of civil engineering structures under [...]

  • J. Paredes, S. Oller, A. Barbat
    Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE (2016). 142(10), 04016072, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001130

    Abstract
    A new damage model, based on continuum damage mechanics and simulating the opening, closing, and reopening of cracks in concrete using only one surface of discontinuity, [...]

  • A. Barbat, J. Rodellar, E. Ryan, N. Molinares
    Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE (1995). 121(6), 676-684

    Abstract
    A hybrid seismic control system for building structures is considered, which combines a class of passive nonlinear base isolator with an active control system. The active [...]

  • P. Mata, R. Boroschek, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Journal of Earthquake Engineering (2007). 11, 231–256, DOI: 10.1080/13632460601123214

    Abstract
    This work presents the results of a study carried out to characterize the mechanical response of a high damping rubber to be used in designing and constructing energy dissipating [...]

  • O. Cardona, M. Ordaz, L. Yamin, M. Marulanda, A. Barbat
    Journal of Earthquake Engineering (2008). 12(S2), 48–59, DOI: 10.1080/13632460802013495

    Abstract
    Understanding probable losses and reconstruction costs due to earthquakes creates powerful incentives for countries to develop planning options and tools to cope with risk, [...]

  • O. Cardona, M. Ordaz, M. Marulanda, A. Barbat
    Journal of Earthquake Engineering (2008). 12(S2), 60–70, DOI: 10.1080/13632460802013511

    Abstract
    The Disaster Deficit Index (DDI) measures country risk from a macroeconomic and financial perspective, according to possible catastrophic events. The DDI captures the relationship [...]

  • A. Barbat, S. Oller, E. Oñate, A. Hanganu
    International Journal of Solids Structures (1997). 34(30), 3953-3976

    Abstract
    A local damage constitutive model based on Kachanov’s theory is used within a finite element frame and applied to the case of 2D and 3D Timoshenko beam elements. The [...]

  • X. Martínez, S. Oller, L. Barbu, A. Barbat, A. Jesus
    International Journal of Fatigue (2015). 73, 132–142, http://dx.doi.org/10. 1016/j.ijfatigue.2014.11.013

    Abstract
    This paper presents a plastic-damage formulation and a new isotropic hardening law, based on the Barcelona plastic damage model initially proposed by Lubliner et al. (1989) [...]

  • L. Barbu, X. Martinez, S. Oller, A. Barbat
    International Journal of Fatigue (2015). 81, 213- 226, doi:10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2015.07.031

    Abstract
    This paper presents the results of finite element simulations made on a bent pipe subjected to an in-plane variable cyclic displacement combined with internal pressure. Special [...]

  • M. Molina, J. Cruz, S. Oller, A. Barbat, L. Gil
    INGENIERÍA E INVESTIGACIÓN (2011). 31(3), 26-39

    Abstract
    Experimental research has shown that one of the key factors affecting the behaviour of reinforced concrete structures strengthened with externally-bonded fibre-reinforced [...]

  • O. Salomón, S. Oller, A. Barbat
    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING (1999). 46, 1741-1761

    Abstract
    A finite element formulation modelling hyperelastic quasi-incompressible rubber-like materials (elastomers) is developed which takes into account large displacements and large [...]

  • P. Mata, A. Barbat, S. Oller, R. Boroschek
    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING (2009). 78, 1037–1075

    Abstract
    The poor performance of some reinforced concrete (RC) structures during strong earthquakes has alerted about the need of improving their seismic behavior, especially when [...]

  • F. López-Almansa, A. Barbat, J. Rodellar
    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING (1988). 26, 2687-2706

    Abstract
    A direct integration algorithm to solve the spatially discretized equations of motion of a structure is proposed. This algorithm formulates the equations of motion in state [...]

  • M. Salgado-Galvez, A. Barbat, O. Cardona, M. Carreño
    International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (2016). 19, 355– 365, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.09.008

    Abstract
    A loss and damage assessment was performed for the buildings of Lorca, Spain, considering an earthquake hazard scenario with similar characteristics to those of a real event [...]

  • L. Yamin, A. Hurtado, A. Barbat, O. Cardona
    International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (2014). 10, 452 – 460, http://dx.doi.org/10.101 6/j.ijdrr.2014.05.007

    Abstract
    A general methodology to evaluate vulnerability functions suitable for a probabilistic global risk assessment is proposed. The methodology is partially based in the methodological [...]

  • C. Velásquez, O. Cardona, M. Carreño, A. Barbat
    International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (2014). 10, 477–489, http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.05.005

    Abstract
    The existing disaster databases allow analyzing losses produced by previous events and assessing the risk to natural hazard in a similar way as the insurance industry does [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat, D. Suarez, M. Perez, L. Narvaez
    International Journal of Disaster Risk Science (2017). 8, 258–269, DOI 10.1007/s13753-01 7-0136-7

    Abstract
    Disaster risk depends on both the physical vulnerability and a wide range of social, economic, and environmental aspects of a society. For a better risk understanding, a holistic [...]

  • R. González-Drigo, A. Avila-Haro, A. Barbat, L. Pujades, Y. Vargas, S. Lagomarsino, S. Cattari
    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE (2015). 9, 214-230

    Abstract
    The main objective of this work is to assess the vulnerability and seismic risk of typical existing modernist unreinforced masonry (URM) modernist buildings and aggregates [...]

  • M. Salgado-Galvez, G. Bernal, A. Barbat, M. Carreño, O. Cardona
    Human and Ecological Risk Assessment , (2016). 22(2), 543-557, DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2015.1095072

    Abstract
    A methodology to estimate, in a probabilistic way, the annual cost to society of premature deaths because of earthquakes is proposed in this article. The methodology makes [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, M. Marulanda, A. Barbat
    Geotechnical, Geological, and Earthquake Engineering (2009). 7, 167-183, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-8609-0_10

    Abstract
    The holistic evaluation of disaster risk is achieved affecting the physical risk with an impact factor, obtained from contextual conditions, such as the socioeconomic fragility [...]

  • C. Escudero, S. Oller, X. Martinez, A. Barbat
    Finite Elements in Analysis and Design (2016). 119, 78–94

    Abstract
    In order to correctly predict the kinematics of complex structures, analysis using three-dimensional finite elements (3DFEs) seems to be the best alternative. However, simulation [...]

  • S. , L. Pujades, A. Barbat, Y. Vargas, D. Hidalgo-Leiva
    Engineering Structures (2017). 152, 424–436

    Abstract
    To assess the expected seismic damage of a structure, non-linear dynamic analysis and the damage index of Park-Ang have been often used. Depending on the size of the structure [...]

  • P. Mata, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Engineering Structures (2008). 30, 3667–3680

    Abstract
    There is general agreement in the fact that fully three-dimensional (3D) numerical techniques provide the most precise tools for simulating the behavior of RC buildings even [...]

  • J. Paredes, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Engineering Structures (2011). 33, 3559–3569

    Abstract
    Structures subjected to cyclic loads show alternative tension–compression stress states; in such a case,  even if certain damage (fracture) is reached during the [...]

  • J. Hurtado, A. Barbat
    Engineering Structures (2000). 22, 1121–1132

    Abstract
    The smooth endochronic hysteretic Bouc–Wen model is studied from the point of view of random vibration. The sources of the errors of the method of equivalent linearization [...]

  • S. Baetu, A. Barbat, I. Ciongradi, G. Baetu
    ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS (2015). 32(6), 1661-1690

    Abstract
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate a reinforced concrete multi-storey building with dissipative structural walls. These walls can improve the behaviour of a tall [...]

  • S. Baetu, A. Barbat, I. Ciongradi
    ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS (2015). 32(2), 424-451

    Abstract
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate a dissipative reinforced concrete structural wall that can improve the behavior of a tall multi-storey building, evaluating the [...]

  • J. Rodellar, A. Barbat
    ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS (1985). 2, 128-134

    Abstract
    The concept of active control has been introduced in recent years in order to reduce the seismic response of structures. A predictive control methodology is used to formulate [...]

  • J. Faleiro, S. Oller, A. Barbat
    ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS (2010). 27(1), 57-83

    Abstract
    The purpose of this paper is to develop an improved analytical model for predicting the damage response of multi-storey reinforced concrete frames modelled as an elastic beam-column [...]

  • C. Molins, P. Roca, A. Barbat
    Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (1998). 27, 731-747

    Abstract
    A fexibility-based formulation of a new mass matrix for the dynamic analysis of spatial frames consisting of curved elements with variable cross-sections is presented. The [...]