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 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.

This document covers the features and capabilities of Version 2.0 of the tool. Users are encouraged to comment on what additional features and capabilities they would like to see in future versions of the application through the Message Board.

Technical Manual

Contact

Adam Zsarnóczay, NHERI SimCenter, Stanford University, adamzs@stanford.edu

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