Performance Based Engineering Application

Adam Zsarnóczay, Frank McKenna, Chaofeng Wang, Wael Elhaddad, Michael Gardner

The Performance Based Engineering Application (PBE app) is an open-source research application that can be used to predict the performance of a building subjected to earthquake events. The application is focused on quantifying building performance given the that the uncertainties in models, earthquake loads, and analysis. The computations are performed in a workflow application that will run on either the users local machine or on a high performance computer made available by DesignSafe.

Technical Manual


Adam Zsarnóczay, NHERI SimCenter, Stanford University,



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