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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2008, Article ID 438379, 19 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/438379
Research Article

Comparison of Two Mechanics-Based Methods for Simplified Structural Analysis in Vulnerability Assessment

1European Centre for Training and Research in Earthquake Engineering (EUCENTRE), Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
2Dipartimento di Meccanica Strutturale, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy

Received 8 April 2008; Accepted 28 June 2008

Academic Editor: Amr Elnashai

Copyright © 2008 H. Crowley et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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