The purpose of the project was to assess a seismic vulnerability of two RCC buildings of BP Smriti Hospital and to make recommendations on structural safety measures.
Objective of Study
The main objective of the task is to evaluate the seismic safety of the existing buildings with recommendations for increasing the seismic safety of the targeted building.
Scope of the project:
The scope of the work for assessment is as follows:
- Conduct a survey to determine the structural characteristics of the building and to assess the structural earthquake vulnerability of the buildings by qualitative method.
- Modeling and structural analysis (both linear and non-linear) of these buildings using SAP200.
- Design retrofitting measures and cost estimation.
- Prepare the report detailing procedures and presenting findings and recommendations.
Location: Dhapasi, Kathmandu, Nepal
Client: BP Smriti Hospital
Completion Date: December, 2012