Seismicity of Oltenia Region of Romania Through the Effects of the Major 1977 Vrancea Earthquake on Related Housing

M. Calbureanu(1*), R. Malciu(2), E. Albota(3)

(1) University of Craiova, Faculty of Mechanics, 107, Calea Bucuresti Street, Code 200512, Craiova, Romania
(2) University of Craiova, Faculty of Mechanics, 107, Calea Bucuresti Street, Code 200512, Craiova, Romania
(3) Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest, Faculty of Civil, Industrial and Agricultural Buildings, Lacul Tei Bvd., no. 122-124, Code 020396, Bucharest, Romania
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Abstract


This scientific paper reveals the main characteristics of Oltenia Region in order to evaluate the seismicity of this important zone from Romania South West Region. There are presented the geomorphological map and also the vulnerability map of this region and the damages after the strongest earthquake from Vrancea source (Romania) on the 4th of March 1977 (MW=7.4). These damages are presented in dynamic conditions of that massive seismic event. The results interpretation and conclusions are done in the context of the real response of the buildings from the territory of Oltenia Region
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Keywords


Damage; Building Damage Evaluation; Seismic Hazard; Performance; Oltenia Seismicity

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