94. Attenuation relationships for horizontal component of PGV derived from strong‑motion records from Iran
Masoud Nekooei1, Hamed Babaei2
Department of Earthquake Engineering,
Science and Research branch, Islamic Azad University,
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
(Received 22 February 2016; accepted 5 May 2016)
Abstract. Peak ground velocity (PGV) has many
applications in engineering seismology and earthquake engineering but there
are relatively few prediction equations for this parameter in comparison with
the large numbers of equations for estimating peak ground acceleration [1, 2].
The purpose of this study is to derive the attenuation relationships for
larger horizontal component () and geometric mean horizontal component () of PGV for Iran. In the present paper new attenuation relations are
proposed based on 484 strong motion recordings from earthquakes in Iran. The
prediction equations were derived by regression method. The data set used
consists of records with magnitudes 4.57.4 and epicentral distances
Keywords: attenuation relationships, PGVH, ground motion, PGV for Iran.
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Nekooei Masoud, Babaei Hamed Attenuation relationships for horizontal component of PGV derived from strong‑motion records from Iran. Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2016, p. 112‑116.
Journal of Measurements in Engineering. June 2016, Volume 4, Issue 2
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