Structures (WGIAGE) has the main mission to advance the current understanding of those aspects relevant to ensuring the integrity of structures, systems and components (SSC) under design and beyond design loads.
Within the WGIAGE, the seismic engineering sub-group was initiated in 1996. The sub-group deals with any type of activity relating to the seismic safety of nuclear installations. It covers a large spectrum of topics in the fields of Earth and engineering sciences, in their respective interaction with the seismic safety
of nuclear installations.
The objective of this paper is to present recent activities of the seismic engineering sub-group, which covers seismic hazard and seismic behavior of civil structures and mechanical equipment. The paper will particularly focus on the main findings and recommendations, based on the lessons learnt from the three
fields of activity described above. It will also draw perspectives in connection with the medium-term strategy of the WGIAGE seismic engineering sub-group. The sub-group is especially willing to pursue its continuous effort to develop synergies among earth scientists, geotechnical and structural engineers through
periodic workshops focused on these areas. Finally, the sub-group regards the education of new generations as an acute issue in a period when numerous experienced engineers retire. Hence, it strongly encourages training and education activities dedicated to new generations of engineers.
|Title of host publication||25th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology 2019 (SMiRT 25)|
|Publisher||Curran Associates Inc.|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
|MoE publication type||A4 Article in a conference publication|
|Event||25th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, SMiRT 25 - Charlotte, United States|
Duration: 4 Aug 2019 → 9 Aug 2019
Conference number: 25
|Series||Transactions of SMiRT|
|Conference||25th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, SMiRT 25|
|Period||4/08/19 → 9/08/19|