Nonlinear Fourier-based Amplification Factors for the SCEC Broadband Platform

Domniki Asimaki, & Jian Shi

Published August 15, 2018, SCEC Contribution #8631, 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting Poster #012 (PDF)

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We use nonlinear site response simulations to calculate Fourier-basad site amplification factors for California. The amplification factors are designed to correct Broadband Platform simulated time-series on reference site conditions, thus integrating site response for engineering structural design applications. Our amplification factors are conditioned to two site-specific parameters: Vs30 (representing site stratigraphy) and z1000 (representing basin depth); and are derived using the Stochastic Sediment Model for the shallow crust, and the BBP for source and path realizations. We also compute response-spectra based site amplification factors using our simulated data and compare results to the NGA-West2 GMPEs site amplification terms. Our factors best compare with those of BSSA14.

Key Words
Nonlinear site response, stochastic soil model, BBP

Asimaki, D., & Shi, J. (2018, 08). Nonlinear Fourier-based Amplification Factors for the SCEC Broadband Platform. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting.

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