Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Mahendra Nidhi Memorial Hospital


The project included assessment of seismic vulnerability of two RCC buildings of Mahendra Nidhi Memorial Hospital at Gausala, Kathmandu so as to make recommendation on structural safety.


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 Study

The scope of the work for assessment is as follows:

Conduct a survey to determine the structural characteristics of the building.

Assess the structural earthquake vulnerability of the buildings by qualitative method.

Modeling and structural analysis (both linear and non linear) of building

Preparethe report detailing procedures and presenting findings and recommendations.


Location: Gaushala, Kathmandu, Nepal

Name of Client: Mahendra Narayan Nidhi Hospital

Completion Date:   January 2013