Fig 2 - uploaded by Anibal Tafur
Content may be subject to copyright.
The Huamani Bridge over the Pisco River after the Pisco EQ (2007) [7]

The Huamani Bridge over the Pisco River after the Pisco EQ (2007) [7]

Source publication
Conference Paper
Full-text available
This paper investigates the effectiveness of rubber isolators for retrofitting highway concrete bridges. The Huamani Bridge is analysed as a case study. Located on the central coast of Peru, this bridge was constructed around 1950 with obsolete seismic provisions, using fixed steel bearings. It suffered from severe damage during the 2007 Pisco Eart...

Context in source publication

Context 1
... Huamani Bridge (see Figure 2) is a reinforced concrete continuous bridge that spans over the Pisco River, in the Ica Department of Peru. It was built around 1950 and suffered from considerable damage during the 2007 Pisco Earthquake (8.0 Mw), located at approximately 60 km from the epicentre. ...

Similar publications

Conference Paper
Full-text available
On April 14, 2016, a Mw 6.5 earthquake struck Kumamoto region in Japan. Only two days later, an earthquake with Mw 7.3 and intensity 7 (the highest rank in the Japanese seismic intensity scale) hit the same area. This series of earthquakes, collectively named as "The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake", inflicted significant damage to bridge structures. This...