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Title: SISMA (Site of Italian Strong Motion Accelerograms): a Web-Database of Ground Motion Recordings for Engineering Applications

Abstract

The paper describes a new website called SISMA, i.e. Site of Italian Strong Motion Accelerograms, which is an Internet portal intended to provide natural records for use in engineering applications for dynamic analyses of structural and geotechnical systems. SISMA contains 247 three-component corrected motions recorded at 101 stations from 89 earthquakes that occurred in Italy in the period 1972-2002. The database of strong motion accelerograms was developed in the framework of a joint project between Sapienza University of Rome and University of California at Los Angeles (USA) and is described elsewhere. Acceleration histories and pseudo-acceleration response spectra (5% damping) are available for download from the website. Recordings can be located using simple search parameters related to seismic source and the recording station (e.g., magnitude, V{sub s30}, etc) as well as ground motion characteristics (e.g. peak ground acceleration, peak ground velocity, peak ground displacement, Arias intensity, etc.)

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale e Geotecnica, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Via A. Gramsci 53, 00197, Rome (Italy)
  2. Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, 5371 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21148941
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1020; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 2008 seismic engineering conference: Commemorating the 1908 Messina and Reggio Calabria earthquake, Reggio Calabria (Italy), 8-11 Jul 2008; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2963795; (c) 2008 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; ACCELERATION; DAMPING; EARTHQUAKES; ENGINEERING; GROUND MOTION; INTERNET; PEAKS; SEISMIC DETECTION; SEISMIC SOURCES

Citation Formats

Scasserra, Giuseppe, Lanzo, Giuseppe, D'Elia, Beniamino, and Stewart, Jonathan P. SISMA (Site of Italian Strong Motion Accelerograms): a Web-Database of Ground Motion Recordings for Engineering Applications. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2963795.
Scasserra, Giuseppe, Lanzo, Giuseppe, D'Elia, Beniamino, & Stewart, Jonathan P. SISMA (Site of Italian Strong Motion Accelerograms): a Web-Database of Ground Motion Recordings for Engineering Applications. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2963795
Scasserra, Giuseppe, Lanzo, Giuseppe, D'Elia, Beniamino, and Stewart, Jonathan P. Tue . "SISMA (Site of Italian Strong Motion Accelerograms): a Web-Database of Ground Motion Recordings for Engineering Applications". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2963795.
@article{osti_21148941,
title = {SISMA (Site of Italian Strong Motion Accelerograms): a Web-Database of Ground Motion Recordings for Engineering Applications},
author = {Scasserra, Giuseppe and Lanzo, Giuseppe and D'Elia, Beniamino and Stewart, Jonathan P},
abstractNote = {The paper describes a new website called SISMA, i.e. Site of Italian Strong Motion Accelerograms, which is an Internet portal intended to provide natural records for use in engineering applications for dynamic analyses of structural and geotechnical systems. SISMA contains 247 three-component corrected motions recorded at 101 stations from 89 earthquakes that occurred in Italy in the period 1972-2002. The database of strong motion accelerograms was developed in the framework of a joint project between Sapienza University of Rome and University of California at Los Angeles (USA) and is described elsewhere. Acceleration histories and pseudo-acceleration response spectra (5% damping) are available for download from the website. Recordings can be located using simple search parameters related to seismic source and the recording station (e.g., magnitude, V{sub s30}, etc) as well as ground motion characteristics (e.g. peak ground acceleration, peak ground velocity, peak ground displacement, Arias intensity, etc.)},
doi = {10.1063/1.2963795},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/21148941}, journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1020,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {7}
}