By Tom Schanz, Roumen Iankov

This quantity covers papers provided at NATO ARW 983188 “Coupled web site and Soil-Structure interplay results with software to Seismic possibility Mitigation”, held in Borovets, Bulgaria, from thirtieth of August to third of September 2008. the most goal of the workshop used to be to provide a state-of-the-art on site-soil-structure-interaction results, as manifested within the broader region of South and South-Eastern Europe, that's definitely the main seismically-prone area of the ecu continent. A moment target used to be to try a definition of the seismic possibility posed to the equipped surroundings during this zone and to provide sleek equipment for seismic chance mitigation. Papers integrated during this quantity are grouped into 4 chapters: (1) web site stipulations and their function in seismic threat analyses; (2) Soil-structure-interaction; (3) The function of web site results and of soil-structure-interaction in layout of constructions; and (4) basic and comparable matters. the subsequent topic fields are addressed: seismological elements (near-field results, seismic wave propagation, free-field motions); geotechnical engineering (slopes, foundations, lifelines, dams, holding walls); structural engineering (buildings, bridges, box measurements, protecting systems).

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