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Design Study of a European Facility for Advanced Seismic Testing

Scientific Publications

1st year EFAST annual report

Principal Author: Marazzi F
Co-authors :Molina Ruiz F, Pegon P, Politopoulos I, Casarotti C, Pavese A, Le Maoult A, Atanasiu G, Nguyen V, Dorka U
Reference :EUR 24354 EN. Luxembourg (Luxembourg): Publications Office of the European Union; 2010.

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The present report provides information about the activities conducted during the 1st year of the EFAST project. The first chapter is dedicated to describe the inquiries conducted at the beginning of the project and to briefly summarise the main results. The second chapter is dedicated to the first EFAST workshop where some of the leading scientists in the field of earthquake engineering have met to discuss about the need and the technologies related to earthquake engineering. The third chapter contains a state of the art and future direction in seismic testing and simulation. The final chapter is dedicated to describe the preliminary design of the web portal of the future testing facility.