Structural rehabilitation of damaged RC buildings after the 1 october 1995 Dinar earthquake

Wasti S., Sucuoglu H., Utku M.

JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, vol.5, no.2, pp.131-151, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1142/s1363246901000339
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-151
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


This paper contains technical information related to the Dinar project for the rehabilitation of moderately damaged reinforced concrete buildings after the 1 October 1995 Dinar earthquake. The structural appraisal of the damaged buildings, analytical studies leading to decisions regarding structural rehabilitation or demolition, the supervision on site of the rehabilitation and the overall coordination of the project was entrusted to the Middle East Technical University Earthquake Engineering Research Center [METU-EERC] by the Turkish Ministry of Public Works and Settlement. The project involved the rehabilitation of 35 moderately damaged RC buildings with a total floor plan area of 22 000 square metres.