The Present State of Earthquake Hazard for the Apartment Structures in Korea

국내 공동주택의 지진위험도 현황에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Hyeon-Jin (Department of Architectural Engineering, Dankook University) ;
  • Park, Tae-Won (Department of Architectural Engineering, Dankook University) ;
  • Chung, Lan (Department of Architectural Engineering, Dankook University)
  • 김현진 (단국대학교 건축공학과) ;
  • 박태원 (단국대학교 건축공학과) ;
  • 정란 (단국대학교 건축공학과)
  • Published : 2008.12.31

Abstract

Earthquake is one of the hazard so hard because it is difficult predicted occurred time, scale and characters. Due to a recent Sichuan earthquake in China with a magnitude of 7.8, it is worried about having a major earthquake in Korea peninsula in near future. The earthquake in Kobe, Japan showed that the damages were concentrated on the buildings which were not considered to be protected from the earthquakes. In this study, apartment structures in Korea analyze about earthquake hazard and evaluate seismic performance. Through the this study we have notice of earthquake hazard for apartment structures which live a lot of population of Korea and suppose necessary for seismic retrofit.

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