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Probabilistic estimates of the seismic ground-motion hazard in western Saudi Arabia

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**1989** by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, Denver, CO .

Written in English

- Saudi Arabia.
- Seismology -- Saudi Arabia.,
- Geodynamics -- Saudi Arabia.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Paul C. Thenhaus ... [et al.]. |

Series | U.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1868 |

Contributions | Thenhaus, P. C., Saudi Arabia. Wizārat al-Batrūl wa-al-Tharwah al-Maʻdinīyah., Saudi Arabia. Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QE75 .B9 no. 1868, QE537.2.S33 .B9 no. 1868 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | iv, 40 p. : |

Number of Pages | 40 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2147943M |

LC Control Number | 88600434 |

The seismic hazard studies were done by AEP Moscow with Ismes (Italy) as consultants. MEQ network operatied for several years. Many geophysical profiles and historical earthquake catalogues were reviewed. () • Smolensk NPP (RF): RBMK under operation. The seismic hazard review was part of the design safety review for the plant. The File Size: 2MB. ground motion levels (typically designated by peak ground acceleration or by spectral accelerations) at a site. The result of a PSHA is a seismic hazard curve (annual frequency of exceedence vs ground motion amplitude) or a uniform hazard spectrum (spectral amplitude vs structural period, for a ﬁxed annual frequency of exceedence). Seismic Hazard Analysis. Seismic hazard analysis involves the quantitative estimation of ground shaking hazards at a particular area. Seismic hazards can be analyzed deterministically as and when a particular earthquake scenario is assumed, or probabilistically, in which uncertainties in earthquake size, location, and time of occurrence are explicitly considered (Kramer, ).

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Get this from a library. Probabilistic estimates of the seismic ground-motion hazard in western Saudi Arabia. [P C Thenhaus; Saudi Arabia. Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources.; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Probabilistic estimates of the seismic ground-motion hazard in western Saudi Arabia (DLC) (OCoLC) A preliminary seismic hazard assessment of western Saudi Arabia is represented in two single element maps. These are the expected maximum intensity and ground acceleration in years at 10%.

Thenhaus PC, Algermissen ST, Perkins DM, Hanson SL, Diment WH () Probabilistic estimates of the seismic ground-motion hazard in Western Saudi Arabia. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin42 p Tinti S, Mulargia F () Completeness analysis of a seismic by: 9. Probabilistic Estimates of the Seismic Ground-Motion Hazard in Western Saudi Arabia By Paul C.

Thenhaus, S.T. Algermissen, David M. Perkins, Stanley L. Hanson, and William H. Diment Abstract Estimates of seismic horizontal ground acceleration and velocity having a Cited by: Seismic hazard assessment is carried out by utilizing deterministic approach to evaluate the maximum expected earthquake ground motions along the Western Coastal Province of Saudi Arabia.

Probabilistic estimates of the seismic ground-motion hazard in western Saudi Arabia book The analysis is accomplished by incorporating seismotectonic source model, determination of earthquake magnitude (M max), set of appropriate ground motion predictive equations (GMPE), and logic tree Cited by: 5.

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Although you may hear the terms “seismic zone” and “seismic hazard zone” used interchangeably, they really describe two slightly different things. A seismic zone is used to describe an area where earthquakes tend to focus; for example, the New Madrid Seismic Zone in the Central United States.

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For India, Bhatia et al. () published a probabilistic seismic-hazard map based on several well-identified and prominent source zones in the country. Probabilistic seismic hazard analyses (PSHA) are performed using empirical ground motion prediction equations (GMPEs) in combination with earthquake source models.

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The goal of probabilistic seismic hazard analysis (PSHA) is to quantify the rate (or probability) of exceeding various ground-motion levels at a site (or a map of sites) given all possible earthquakes.

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King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Arab J Geosci DOI /s regional, and local databases to compile one comprehensive which in turn implicate several different estimates of the ground motion.

The deterministic approach suffers also for the deterministic seismic hazard assessment is as follows: 1.Seismic analysis is a subset of structural analysis and is the calculation of the response of a building (or nonbuilding) structure to is part of the process of structural design, earthquake engineering or structural assessment and retrofit (see structural engineering) in regions where earthquakes are prevalent.

As seen in the figure, a building has the potential to 'wave' back.2. PROBABILISTIC SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR SPAIN 9 INTRODUCTION 9 GROUND MOTION PARAMETERS ESTIMATION 10 Effects of magnitude and distance 10 Amplitude parameters estimation 11 PROBABILISTIC SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR SPAIN 13 Seismo-tectonic settlement in Spain 13 Selected seismogenetic sources