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FAULT RUPTURE MITIGATION WORKSHOP


The AEG Southern California Section, ASCE, and EERI co-sponsored a Fault Rupture Mitigation Workshop that was held on Friday May 10, 2013.

--The brochure for this workshop, a list of speakers, the title of their presentations, and a PDF version of all the presentations received is listed below.

--Additional technical publications pertaining to the topic of structural mitigation for seismically induced ground motions and fault rupture are also listed below.

Moderators:
Roy Shlemon, Roy J. Shlemon & Associates
Eldon Gath, Earth Consultants International

Workshop Brochure
Workshop Handout


WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

Jonathan D. Bray, Ph.D., P.E., University of California, Berkeley
"Building Near Faults"
[ download the pdf (~8mb) ]

Thomas Rockwell, Ph.D., San Diego State University
and Earth Consultants International
"Resolution Of Fault Displacement"
[ download the pdf (~77mb) ]

Alan Kropp, Alan Kropp & Associates, Berkeley, CA
"Geotechnical Observations And Considerations
For Buildings Overlying Fault Rupture"

[ download the pdf (~13mb) ]

Craig D. Comartin, S.E., CDComartin, Inc., Berkeley, CA
(presentation delivered by Jon Bray)
"Structural Mitigation For Seismically Induced Permanent
Ground Displacement"

[ download the pdf (~1mb) ]

Charles Nestle, County of Los Angeles, Dept. of Public Works
"Implementation Of The Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act
In Los Angeles County"

[ download the pdf (~4mb) ]

Roy Shlemon, Roy J. Shlemon & Associates
"What Is Acceptable Risk?"
[ download the pdf (~2mb) ]

Ben Benumof
"Legal Aspects of Surface Fault Mitigation"
[ download the pdf (~4mb) ]

Rupa Purasinghe, Howard Lum, Hohn Shamma, and Craig Davis
Cal State Los Angeles, Dept of Engineering
"Structural Issues Of Lifelines At Earthquake Faults"
[ download the pdf (~4mb) ]

Eldon Gath, Earth Consultants International
Roy Shlemon, Roy J Shlemon & Associates
"Summary And Defining A Path Forward For Change"
[ download the pdf (~4mb) ]


TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS

Bray, J.D. 2009, Designing Buildings to Accommodate Earthquake Surface Fault Rupture: ATC & SEI 2009 Conference on Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures, pp. 1269 - 1280.
[ download the pdf (~2mb) ]

Bray, J.D., 2001, Developing Mitigation Measures For The Hazards Associated With Earthquake Surface Fault Rupture: in A Workshop on Seismic Fault-Induced Failures - Possible Remedies for Damage to Urban Facilities, Research Project 2000 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 12355020), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Workshop Leader, Kazuo Konagai, University of Tokyo, Japan, pp. 55-79, January 11-12, 2001 (Invited Paper).
[ download the pdf (~3mb) ]

Bray, J.D. and Kelson, K.I., 2006, Observations of Surface Fault Rupture from the 1906 Earthquake in the Context of Current Practice: Earthquake Spectra, Volume No. S22, pp. S69-S89, April 2006, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
[ download the pdf (~1mb) ]

Bray, J.D., Seed, R.B., Cluff, L.S., Seed, H.B., 1994, Earthquake Fault Rupture Propagation Through Soil: Journal Of Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 120, No. 3, March 1994, pp. 543 - 561.
[ download the pdf (~1mb) ]

Bray, J.D., Seed, R.B., Seed, H.B., 1994, Analysis Of Earthquake Fault Rupture Propagation Through Soil: Journal Of Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 120, No. 3, March 1994, pp. 562 - 580.
[ download the pdf (~1mb) ]

Bray, J.D., Ashmawy, A., Mukhopadhyay, G., Gath, E.M., 1993, Use Of Geosynthetics To Mitigate Earthquake Fault Rupture Propagation Through Compacted Fill: Proceedings Of Geosynthetics '93 Conference, Volume 1, pp. 379-392, March 30-April 1, 1993.
[ download the pdf (~2mb) ]

Murback, D., Rockwell, T.K., and Bray, J.D., 1999, The Relationship Of Foundation Deformation To Surface and Near-Surface Faulting Resulting from the 1992 Landers Earthquake: Earthquake Spectra, Volume 15, No. 1, February 1999, pp. 121 - 144.
[ download the pdf (~2mb) ]