• J. Perez, M. Oca, W. Quintero
    Gaceta Técnica (2018). Vol. 18, 11

    Abstract
    The seismic design is based on the results of the structures elastic analysis, even though now days the nonlinear analysis is increasingly accessible. To perform the seismic [...]

  • S. Oller-Aramayo, L. Nallim, S. Oller, X. Martínez
    Monograph CIMNE (2017). M169

    Abstract
    This work presents the composite materials applied to Water Current Turbine (WCT) hydrokinetic turbines. Here will be briefly described the features of these turbines, the [...]

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

    Abstract
    The static and seismic analysis of Janneh arch-gravity dam (157 m) is carried out by considering a combination of self-weight, hydrostatic, uplift and seismic loads. Linear [...]

  • J. Valdés
    (2004). Research Report, Nº PI266

    Abstract
    Avances en el análisis mediante elementos finitos de membranas curvas con ''wrinkling''  sujetas a grandes desplazamientos son presentados. Este [...]

  • A. Suero, S. Oller
    Monograph CIMNE (1998). M45

    Abstract
    En el presente trabajo se desarrolla un nuevo modelo constitutivo, basado en la mecánica de medios continuos, que permite modelar el comportamiento a fatiga isotérmica [...]

  • J. López, S. Oller, E. Oñate
    Monograph CIMNE (1998). M46

    Abstract
    La mampostería es uno de los materiales de construcción con mayor abanico de usos, ya sea en el pasado como en el presente, así es como hoy en día [...]

  • J. Estupiñan, E. Oñate, B. Suárez
    Monograph CIMNE (1999). M47

    Abstract
    En este trabajo se desarrollan diferentes métodos evolutivos para la optimización topológica de estructuras resistentes: Algoritmo Genético, Estrategias [...]

  • M. Vázquez, R. Codina, O. Zienkiewicz
    Monograph CIMNE (1999). M50

    Abstract
    This work is about the development of a general algorithm for the numerical solution of flow equations: the Navier-Stokes set. This set of differential equations models the [...]

  • D. Capua, A. Marí, E. Oñate
    Monograph CIMNE (2009). M113

    Abstract
    Cuando una estructura de hormigón armado queda expuesta a la acción del fuego se producen, tanto en el hormigón como en el acero, un conjunto de fenómenos [...]

  • Monograph CIMNE (1999). M48

    Abstract
    The  main objective of the research presented in this work is the formulation, analysis and implementation of efficient numerical algorithms for dissipate dynamical systems [...]

  • L. Agulló, R. Gettu, A. Aguado, H. Saldivar
    Monograph CIMNE (2000). M54

    Abstract
    En este documento se presentan la metodología seguida y los resultados obtenidos en el contexto de un exhaustivo estudio experimental encaminado a la caracterización [...]

  • Monograph CIMNE (1998). M55

    Abstract
    El presente trabajo tiene por objeto hacer una revisión introductoria sobre el estado actual delos pulvimateriales y en particular sobre los nuevos cer´amicos [...]

  • Monograph CIMNE (2000). M57

    Abstract
    La principal dificultad que se encuentra en el momento de diseñar estructuras con materiales compuestos es la falta de modelos constitutivos que permitan si- mular [...]

  • J. Perez, M. Oca, W. Quintero
    Gaceta Técnica (2018). Vol. 18, 4

    Abstract
    The seismic design is based on the results of the structures elastic analysis, even though now days the nonlinear analysis is increasingly accessible. To perform the seismic [...]

  • J. Lucena, K. Vallejo, M. Jaua
    Gaceta Técnica (2018). Vol. 18, 2

    Abstract
    The main objective of this research is the public and massive construction of social interest housing, executed between 2005 and 2015 in the Iribarren and Palavecino municipalities [...]

  • A. Pérez-Foguet, A. Rodríguez-Ferran, A. Huerta
    Monograph CIMNE (2000). M58

    Abstract
    As stated in the introduction, the three main topics covered in this report are actual research fields. Different analyses and new developments related with these fields [...]

  • (2015). IT644

    Abstract
    En el presente documento se describen los procedimientos utilizados y resultados obtenidos en los ensayos realizados para la caracterización mecánica de dos [...]

  • N. Lafontaine, E. Oñate, R. Rossi, C. Pu
    Monograph CIMNE (2016). M158

    Abstract
    In this work, a new modal reanalysis algorithm based on AMLS method is proposed for local, nontop ological,high rank modifications. Instead of using some perturbation technique[44, [...]

  • E. participantes, O. Fruitos, O. Fruitos Bickham
    RESILTRACK Project (2018). 3

    Abstract
     The RESILTRACK OBJECTIVE is to design a system which allows the knowledge of the infrastructure state and its affectation before climatic adverse real time phenomena, [...]

  • Y. Vargas, A. Barbat, L. Pujades, J. Hurtado
    (2013). Computational Methods in Stochastic Dynamics, Volume 2, Springer, ISBN: 978-94-007-5134-7, 293-308

    Abstract
    Capacity-spectrum-based-methods areused for assessing the vulnerability and risk of existing buildings. Capacity curves are usually obtained by means of nonlinear static analysis. [...]

  • M. Carreño, A. Barbat, M. Marulanda
    (2012). Modelación probabilista para la gestión del riesgo de desastre, The World Bank, 73-89

    Abstract
    The difficulty of considering aspects such as the effectiveness of risk management or the ability to react in the event of a disaster in a single methodology of risk analysis [...]

  • J. Cárdenas, A. Nebot, F. Mugica, M. Carreño, A. Barbat
    (2015). Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-26469-1, 275-293

    Abstract
    In the years, from a disasters perspective, risk has been dimensioned to allow a better management. However, this conceptualization turns out to be limited or constrained [...]

  • J. Vielma, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    (2011). Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, Springer, ISBN 978-94-007-0052-9, 201-220

    Abstract
    In order to ensure that a building structure do not collapse when subjected to the action of strong ground motions, modern codes include prescriptions in order to guarantee [...]

  • A. Barbat, S. Lagomarsino, L. Pujades
    (2006). ASSESSING AND MANAGING EARTHQUAKE RISK, Springer, ISBN 10-1-4020-3524-1, 115-134

    Abstract
    Risk is defined as the potential economic, social and environmental consequences of hazardous events that may occur in a specified area unit and period. The evaluation of [...]

  • J. Vielma, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    (2010). Structural Analysis, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-61668-987-2, 101-128

    Abstract
    Performance-Based Design is accepted commonly as the most advanced design and evaluation approach. However, its successful application depends on the ability to accurately [...]

  • M. Carreño, A. Barbat, O. Cardona, M. Marulanda
    (2014). Assessment of Vulnerability to Natural Hazards, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-410528-7, 21-52

    Abstract
    Within the framework described in Chapter 1, this chapter shows the evaluation of the seismic risk of the city of Barcelona, Spain, by applying a probabilistic analysis. On [...]

  • J. Birkmann, A. Barbat, O. Cardona, M. Carreño, M. Pelling, S. Schneiderbauer, S. Kienberger, M. Keiler, D. Alexander, P. Zeil, T. Welle
    (2014). Assessment of Vulnerability to Natural Hazards, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-410528-7, 1-19

    Abstract
    This chapter outlines a framework for multidimensional, holistic vulnerability assessment that is understood as part of risk evaluation and risk management in the context [...]

  • S. Oller, M. Molina, J. Vielma, X. Martínez, A. Barbat, L. Nallim
    (2014). Aplicaciones avanzadas de los materiales compuestos, Omnia Publishers, ISBN: 978-84-941872-9-2, 261-291

    Abstract
    In this chapter, we present a procedure to evaluate the local damage and global damage in structures subjected to static and dynamic actions, with special emphasis on the [...]

  • M. Marulanda, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    (2011). Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-17776-7, 575-584

    Abstract
    This chapter presents the results of the evaluation of the proneness of Colombia to small scale and chronic disasters, and the type of impact they have for the local and country [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, M. Marulanda, A. Barbat
    (2009). The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake: Revisited, Springer, ISBN 978-1-4020-8609-0, 167-183

    Abstract
    From a holistic perspective, disaster risk requires a multidisciplinary evaluation that takes into account not only the expected physical damage, the number and type of casualties [...]

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    (2007). Intelligent computational paradigms in earthquake engineering, IDEA Group Publishing, ISBN: 1-59904-099-9, 123-157

    Abstract
    This chapter describes the algorithmic basis of a computational intelligence technique, based on a neuro-fuzzy system, developed with the objective of assisting nonexpert [...]

  • J. Vielma, A. Barbat, R. Ugel, R. Herrera
    (2013). Geotechnical and Structural Earthquake Engineering, INTECH, DOI: 10.5772/55158

    Abstract
    This chapter uses a mechanical method that involves non-linear analysis with deterministic and probabilistic approaches, as well as procedures of analysis based on limits [...]

  • J. Hurtado, D. Álvarez, A. Barbat
    (2001). MonteCarlo Simulation, Balkema, 265-271, ISBN: 90-5809-188-0

    Abstract
    Monte Carlo simulation is increasingly being used in the analysis of large and complex structural systems for the assessment of the uncertainty spread and the reliability. [...]

  • J. Miquel, A. Barbat
    (2000). Estructuras sometidas a acciones dinámicas, CIMNE, 2000, 477-534, ISBN: 84-89925-68-2

    Abstract
    The behavior of structures subjected to earthquakes demonstrates that the phenomena of soil-structure and fluid-structure interaction have a great influence on the structural [...]

  • O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    (2000). Estructuras sometidas a acciones dinámicas, CIMNE, 2000, 369-397, ISBN: 84-89925-68-2

    Abstract
    From the perspective of disasters, risk has been defined in order to carry out its management, as well as to control the possible economic, social and environmental consequences [...]

  • B. Luccioni, S. Oller, A. Barbat
    (2000). Estructuras sometidas a acciones dinámicas, CIMNE, 2000, 161-176, ISBN:84-89925-68-2

    Abstract
    When solving dynamic problems, it is necessary to define in some way the damping of the structure. Generally, a damping term that depends on the velocities is incorporated [...]

  • S. Oller, A. Barbat
    (2000). Estructuras sometidas a acciones dinámicas, CIMNE, 2000, 145-160, ISBN: 84-89925-68-2

    Abstract
    The earthquake resistant design codes in force in the different countries are applied to the field of building structures. However, some of the standards give a certain appearance [...]

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

    Abstract
    Esperonades per la profunditat de la crisi econòmica a Espanya i a la Unió Europea, les empreses catalanes han augmentat sensiblement la diversificació [...]

  • A. Barbat, P. Mata, S. Oller, J. Vielma
    (2008). Computational structural dynamics and earthquake engineering, Taylor & Francis, ISBN978-0-415-45261-8, 255-274

    Abstract
    In this work, the nonlinear dynamic response of RC buildings with energy dissipating devices is studied using advanced computational techniques. A fully geometric and constitutive [...]

  • C. Bermúdez, J. Hurtado, L. Pujades, A. Barbat, J. González-Drigo
    (2015). New trands in seismic design of structures, Saxe Coburg Publications

    Abstract
    Seismic regulations and building codes experienced major advances in the last decades. Nevertheless, current trends in earthquake engineering are the assessment of the computational [...]

  • A. Aguilar, L. Pujades, A. Barbat, M. Ordaz, N. Lantada
    (2015). Metodologías aplicadas a las Ciencias de la Tierra

    Abstract
    In the present work, the main steps used in the probabilistic estimation of the seismic hazard of the city of Barcelona, ​​Spain, are described, and it is mentioned how [...]

  • N. López, R. Ugel, R. Herrera
    Gaceta Técnica (2018). Vol. 18, 3

    Abstract
    This research presents the behavior of a real scale experimental column-beam joint formed by three reinforced concrete elements, 1 column and 2 beams, attached to a structural [...]

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

    Abstract
    This paper surveys opposing interpretations of globalization of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Since there are multiple definitions of globalization it [...]

  • (2015). IV International Conference on Particle-Based Methods. Fundamentals and Applications (PARTICLES 2015)

    Abstract
    In the last two decades there has been a great development of high-speed train lines. This advance has led to more demanding loads in railway infrastructures and the appearance [...]

  • (2013). III International Conference on Particle-Based Methods. Fundamentals and Applications (PARTICLES 2013)

    Abstract
    Landslides in reservoirs constitute one of the main threats to dams. Although they are not frequent, they may generate severe damages in the population and goods placed near [...]

  • L. Pujades, A. Barbat
    (2009). Terremotos, CSIC

    Abstract
    In this chapter, the concept of seismic risk is introduced and a review of its historical evolution is made. The number of seismic catastrophes has also been increasing in [...]

  • Gaceta Técnica (2018). Vol. 18, 1

    Abstract
    EDITORIAL: EVITAR EL PLAGIO. RESPETAR LA AUTORIA

  • J. Vielma, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Alex Barbat's monographs (2018). 25

    Abstract
    This monograph focuses on an eminently practical issue, which allows to take advantage of the characteristics associated with high ductility steels: the confinement of concrete. [...]

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

    Abstract
    L'economia circular és un model econòmic i productiu que estableix que qualsevol residu és un recurs. Aplicant les seves bases, aconseguim: * Millorar [...]

  • M. Salgado-Gálvez, O. Cardona, M. Carreño, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2015). MIS69, ISBN: 978-84-943307-7-3

    Abstract
    This monograph explains how probabilistic seismic risk assessments can be performed at different resolution levels using the same methodology, providing results in terms of [...]

  • J. Vielma, A. Barbat, S. Oller
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2011). MIS65, ISBN: 978-84-95999-60-3

    Abstract
    The monograph begins with a review of the usual seismic analysis procedures and presents the problem of seismic-resistant projects. The required structurual analyses can be [...]

  • M. Marulanda, O. Cardona, M. Ordaz, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2008). MIS61, ISBN: 978-84-96736-60-3

    Abstract
    This monograph presents a summary of the importance for the State of having a public policy of protection or financial management of risk from the perspective of disasters. [...]

  • P. Mata, A. Barbat, S. Oller, R. Boroschek
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2008). MIS60, ISBN: 978-84-96736-59-7

    Abstract
    In this work, a formulation for rod structures, able to consider coupled geometric and constitutive sources of nonlinearity in both the static and the dynamic range, is developed. [...]

  • R. González, L. Pujades, A. Aparicio, A. Barbat
    Monograph Series in Earthquake Engineering, editor A. H. Barbat (2007). MIS59, ISBN: 978-84-96736-53-5

    Abstract
    This monograph presents the fundamental concepts related to seismic action, the structural response of buildings, the assessment of vulnerability, risk and seismic damage. [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • J. Hernández, J. Oliver, A. Huespe, M. Caicedo, J. Cante
    Monograph CIMNE (2014). M141

    Abstract
    The present work is concerned with the application of projection-based, model reduction techniques to the ecient solution of the cell equilibrium equation appearing in (otherwise [...]

  • 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 [...]