Fragility function fitting

by Jack Baker, 2014


Paper and software

Baker, J. W. (2014). “Efficient analytical fragility function fitting using dynamic structural analysis.” Earthquake Spectra, (in press).
Example software tools are now available at this link to the Stanford Digital Repository. Available software includes Matlab and Excel files that implement the fitting procedure, and a Matlab script that evaluates the effectiveness of a given data collection strategy.


Tutorial video:

This video describes the fitting procedure for Multiple Stripe Analysis, and demonstrates the Excel spreadsheet for this procedure.



Archive: downloads relating to the the 2011 version of this publication are available at this link



This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under NSF grant number CMMI 0726684, and by the NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture (a partnership of the Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering and Applied Technology Council), under Contract SB134107CQ0019, Earthquake Structural and Engineering Research, issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, for project ATC-82. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the sponsors.


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