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Developing insurance solutions software for natural hazard loss estimation
The population explosion in the second half of the twentieth century has caused exponential growth in economic losses associated with the natural and man-made disasters. Efforts to better understand economic consequences ...
A variable damping semiactive device for control of the seismic response of buildings
This dissertation proposes a new semiactive device, composed of two fixedorifice viscous fluid dampers installed in the form of V whose top ends are attached to the upper floor and their lower ends to a point that can move ...