Volume 5 Number 1  January 2007




1.  Update of Likelihood-based Ground-Motion Model Selection for Seismic Hazard Analysis in Western Central Europe

    Esther Hintersberger, Frank Scherbaum and Sebastian Hainzl

    Received: April 5, 2006                             Accepted: July 1, 2006


2The Importance of Crustal Structure in Explaining the Observed Uncertainties in Ground Motion Estimation

     John Douglas and Hideo Aochi
Received: November 21, 2005                           Accepted: July 1, 2006


3.  Seismic Behaviour of Slightly Reinforced Concrete Walls: Experiments and Theoretical Conclusions
Philippe Bisch and André Coin
Received: November 7, 2005                           Accepted: April 7, 2006


4.  Assessment of the Seismic Non-Linear Behavior of Ductile Wall Structures Due to Synthetic Earthquakes
Philippe Schwab and Pierino Lestuzzi
Received: August 22, 2005                             Accepted: May 24, 2006 


5.  Optimum Design of Resilient Sliding Isolation System for Seismic Protection of Equipments
Hirokazu Iemura, Touraj Taghikhany and Sarvesh K. Jain
Received: July 11, 2005                             Accepted: March 23, 2006 


6.  Nonlinear Seismic Response Analysis of Arch Dam-Foundation Systems- Part I Dam-Foundation Rock Interaction
Xiuli Du, Yanhong Zhang, and Boyan Zhang
Received: October 12, 2005                             Accepted: April 7, 2006 


7.  Nonlinear seismic response analysis of arch dam-foundation systems- part II opening and closing contact joints
Xiuli Du and Jin Tu
Received: October 12, 2005                            Accepted: April 7, 2006