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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 234879, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/234879
Research Article

A Relative Reliability Approach for Direct Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Partially Prestressed Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures

Institute of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China

Received 18 June 2015; Revised 1 August 2015; Accepted 2 August 2015

Academic Editor: David Bigaud

Copyright © 2015 Bin Jian 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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