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Development of UPRM hybrid simulation facilities for dynamic analysis
Puerto Rico is located in a high seismicity zone, hence it is essential the development and implementation of state-of-the-art dynamic analysis in order to predict and prevent possible damages on structures. At present, ...
Ambient vibration measurements to estimate site fundamental periods in Aguadilla and Aguada, PR
Considering the high risk of seismic activity of the island of Puerto Rico, this research is aimed at determining the fundamental natural periods of the soil deposits in two areas, downtown Aguadilla and the Espinal ...
Geotechnical resiliency in the tectonically active tropics: Liquefaction and earthdam vulnerability case studies in Puerto Rico
This dissertation is comprised of four manuscripts developed from different topics of geotechnical and earthquake engineering. Puerto Rico is selected as the study area because is an island located in a high tectonic active ...