Category Archives: OJER

Open Journal of Earthquake Research

Vane Shear Footing-Integrated Rational Approach for Seismic Bearing Capacity of Foundations & Seismic Pressure

Authors: B. Bikas Maiti, Dr. Ajayswarup ABSTRACT Structural buildings are subjected to huge cyclic powers during earthquakes. The structural failures during seismic events notably impact a variety of facets of buildings within tolerable levels like sustainable strength and stable energy … Continue reading

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How to Predict Earthquakes with Microsequences and Reversed Phase Repetitive Patterns

Author(s): Giulio Riga, Paolo Balocchi ABSTRACT A strong earthquake is always preceded by groupings of shocks whose identification and understanding constitute a sound method for improving short-term earthquake forecasts. Thanks to a graphical method, we have identified and classified some … Continue reading

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Seismic Sequence Structure and Earthquakes Triggering Patterns

Author(s): Giulio Riga, Paolo Balocchi ABSTRACT Within a time distribution of magnitude values, before any mainshock some earthquake triggering patterns with several features develop, under tectonic processes’ influence, through which it is possible to early identify the preparation phase of … Continue reading

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Overview of Wound Features and Treatment in Wenchuan Earthquake Victims

Author(s) :Yuanzhang Yao, Lianyang Zhang, Xiaobin Cheng, Yue Shen, Yong He Objective: “5.12” Wenchuan Earthquake killed 70,000 people and left more than 90,000 people injured seriously. This study was to analyze the wound features and early treatments in Wenchuan earthquake victims and investigate treatment strategies … Continue reading

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