• 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 [...]

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

    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

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


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