Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD 2017)

Comparison on VS(Z)-VS(30) models

Authors
Linjian Ji, Zhengru Tao, Wenqian Li, Xiaxin Tao
Corresponding Author
Linjian Ji
Available Online April 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceesd-17.2017.24How to use a DOI?
Keywords
VS(30), VS(Z), time-averaged shear-wave velocity, Pearson correlation coefficient, standard deviations of residuals
Abstract
The time-averaged shear-wave velocity to the depth of 30 m (VS(30)) is the most important site specific parameter in seismic building codes and ground motion prediction equations (GMPEs). So far, there are several models to estimate VS(30) from average velocities to depths less than 30m VS(Z). 206 borehole data from the middle-eastern segment of Tianshan Mountain and 20 borehole data from the western segment of southern Tianshan Mountain, with the depth more than 30m, are collected. Five models, which are used to estimate VS(30) by VS(Z), are compared by these data. The model of H. Y. Wang et al. is the best for the region on the middle-eastern segment of Tianshan Mountain if VS(Z) to depth more than 20m. Then, VS(Z)(Z =50 and 90m)are estimated by this model, Pearson correlation coefficient r 0.9972 and standard deviations of residuals RES 0.0088. However, the region on the western segment of southern Tianshan Mountain, the model of D. M. Boore et al. is the best, the reason may be the distribution of VS(Z) is more concentrated and the quantity of data is not sufficient.
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Proceedings
2017 6th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
April 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-328-9
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceesd-17.2017.24How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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