THE HVSR TECHNIQUE FROM MICROTREMOR TO STRONG MOTION: EMPIRICAL AND STATISTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

THE HVSR TECHNIQUE FROM MICROTREMOR TO STRONG
MOTION: EMPIRICAL AND STATISTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

 By. Marco MUCCIARELLI, Maria Rosaria GALLIPOLI



The Horizontal to Vertical Spectral Ratio technique is a widespread tool for the study of ground motion amplification. It applies to a wide range of ground motion amplitude, from microtremor to strong motion. Sometimes it becomes a mandatory choice, when there is no available outcrop for the Reference Site technique and a borehole is unfeasible.

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