Faculty Advisor

Gerstenfeld, Arthur

Faculty Advisor

Lew Yan Voon, Lok C.

Faculty Advisor

Vernon-Gerstenfeld, Susan

Abstract

The following study, commissioned by CSA Group, Inc., investigates the seismic vulnerability of public structures in Puerto Rico. The objectives provided by CSA are to determine the causes and areas of seismic vulnerability in Puerto Rico, to evaluate the cost of retrofitting the vulnerable structures, and to evaluate the social impacts that an earthquake may have on the island. The provided information will enable CSA Group to assess the feasibility of and need for retrofitting the vulnerable structures.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2001

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Business

Advisor Department

Physics

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

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