NameMorales Esteban, Antonio
DepartmentEstructuras de Edificación e Ingeniería del Terreno
Knowledge areaIngeniería del Terreno
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Preliminary structural and seismic performance assessment of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba: The Abd al-Rahman I sector

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; López Piña, M.P.; Morales Esteban, Antonio (Elsevier, 2023)
This manuscript discusses some preliminary results on the structural and the seismic performance of the Mosque-Cathedral ...
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Numerical modelling for the seismic assessment of complex masonry heritage buildings: the case study of the Giralda tower

Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Bento, Rita; Navarro Casas, Jaime (Springer, 2023)
Existing heritage buildings can be especially vulnerable to earthquakes. They were designed only considering gravity loads ...
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Comparative study of alternative equivalent frame approaches for the seismic assessment of masonry buildings in OpenSees

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Cattari, Serena; Bento, Rita; Morales Esteban, Antonio (Elsevier, 2023)
The equivalent frame (EF) idealisation of masonry structures is widely used in engineering structures. Despite its ...
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Fragility assessment of RC buildings in southern spain based on neural network predictions

Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Papadrakakis, Manolis; Fragiadakis, Michalis (2023)
The computational burden needed to perform a fragility analysis of structures can be excessive and beyond the capability ...
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Numerical investigation of the contribution of the soil-structure interaction effects to the seismic performance and the losses of RC buildings

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Morales Esteban, Antonio (Elsevier, 2022)
Seismic vulnerability and loss analyses of buildings are usually estimated under the fixed-based condition, omitting the ...
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Improving the earthquake resilience of primary schools in the border regions of neighbouring countries

Estêvão, João M. C.; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Sá, Luis F.; Ferreira, Mónica A.; Tomás, Bruno; Esteves, Carlos; Barreto, Vítor; Carreira, Ana; Braga, Alfredo; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Segovia Verjel, María Luisa; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Sousa Oliveira, Carlos (MDPI, 2022)
This work summarises the strategy adopted in the European research project PERSISTAH. It aims to increase the resilience ...
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Assessment of integrated solutions for the combined energy efficiency improvement and seismic strengthening of existing URM buildings

Requena García De La Cruz, María Victoria; Díaz-Borrego Algaba, Julia; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Campano, Miguel Ángel (MDPI, 2022)
The European building stock is an aging infrastructure, mainly built prior to building codes. Furthermore, 65% of these ...
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Iberia Seismic Risk Revisited the Sacred & Profane Lessons on Loss Estimation

Fazendeiro-Sá, Luis; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (2022)
The seismicity of the southwestern Iberian Peninsula is moderate but large events with long return periods can occur. This ...
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Assessment of specific structural and ground-improvement seismic retrofitting techniques for a case study RC building by means of a multi-criteria evaluation

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (Elsevier, 2022)
Existing reinforced concrete (RC) structures might not comply with current seismic codes due to their aseismic design and ...
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Analysis of the soil structure-interaction effects on the seismic vulnerability of mid-rise RC buildings in Lisbon

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Bento, Rita; Durand Neyra, Percy; Morales Esteban, Antonio (Elsevier, 2022)
Soil-structure interaction (SSI) effects are usually omitted in the seismic vulnerability analyses of buildings. However, ...
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Analysis of the Historical Settlements of the Giralda

Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Navarro Casas, Jaime (Francis & Taylor, 2022)
The preservation of the cultural heritage is a current challenge for modern societies. Thus, it is important to analyse ...
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Fast seismic assessment of built urban areas with the accuracy of mechanical methods using a feedforward neural network

Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Segovia Verjel, María Luisa; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Carvalho-Estevao, Joao Manuel (MDPI, 2022)
Capacity curves obtained from nonlinear static analyses are widely used to perform seismic assessments of structures as ...
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Analysis of the influence of atriums in seismic performance of RC primary school buildings

Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Bento, Rita; De Stefano, Mario; Köber, Dietlinde; Zembaty, Zbigniew (Springer, 2022)
Spanish primary school buildings are likely to present a high seismic vulnerability. This is due to two main factors: (a) ...
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A deterministic seismic risk macrozonation of Seville

Sá, Luis Fazendeiro; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (Springer, 2021)
The seismicity of the southwestern Iberian Peninsula is moderate but large events with long return periods occur (≈ ...
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Seismic vulnerability assessment of reinforced concrete buildings. Analysis of primary schools’ buildings of the southwestern Iberian Peninsula

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (2021)
Among existing natural disasters, earthquakes have historically caused the most outstanding damage and human losses. The ...
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Optimal ductility enhancement of RC framed buildings considering different non-invasive retrofitting techniques

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (Elsevier, 2021)
Existing RC framed buildings lack significant ductility, especially when they have been built with pre-code criteria. ...
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Schools, Seismicity and Retrofitting. PERSISTAH Project (Projetos de Escolas Resilientes aos SISmos no Território do Algarve e de Huelva)

Morales Esteban, Antonio; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Estevao, Joao; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2021)
The present book aims to present the work developed in the European research project PERSISTAH (Projetos de Escolas ...
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Influence of the constructive features of RC existing buildings in their ductility and seismic performance

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Springer, 2021)
This paper aims to analyse the ductility of existing buildings to evaluate its influence in their 14 seismic performance. ...
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Specific seismic retrofitting of a compact reinforced concrete building with X-bracings and steel jackets. Application to a primary school in Huelva

Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de (Public Library of Science, 2020)
Previous research has indicated that many European buildings are vulnerable to moderate-magnitude earthquakes. For example, ...
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Proyecto de restauración de una cantera de áridos mediante un vertedero de residuos inertes

Gil Maínez, Genaro Juan; Morales Esteban, Antonio (2020)
En este proyecto se aborda la restauración y rehabilitación de una cantera de áridos. Dicha restauración se realiza mediante ...
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¿Por qué se mueve el suelo?

Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Sousa Oliveira, Carlos; Estevao, Joao; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Sá, Luís; Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2020)
Está guía está concebida para apoyar la formación del personal educativo de enseñanza primaria, que quiera mejorar su ...
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Guía práctica para un colegio resiliente a los sismos

Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Sousa Oliveira, Carlos; Estevao, Joao; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Sá, Luís; Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2020)
Esta guía pretende ser un recurso, que no un manual, para aumentar la resiliencia de la comunidad educativa, mostrándole ...
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Por que é que o chão se move?

Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Sousa Oliveira, Carlos; Estevao, Joao; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Sá, Luís; Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2020)
Foi concebido para apoiar a formação de professores, monitores e técnicos da área educativa do 1º Ciclo do Ensino Básico ...
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A comparative analysis between the Spanish and Portuguese seismic codes: application to a border RC Primary School

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Segovia Verjel, María Luisa; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Carvalho Estêvão, João Manuel (David Publishing, 2020)
The Iberian Peninsula is close to the Eurasia-Africa plate boundary resulting in a considerable seismic hazard. In fact, ...
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Guia prático escola resiliente aos sismos

Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Sousa Oliveira, Carlos; Estevao, Joao; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Sá, Luís; Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2020)
Este Guia pretende ser um recurso para aumentar a resiliência da comunidade educativa, mostrando que é possível viver com ...
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Practical guide for Earthquake resilient schools: PERSISTAH Project (Projetos de Escolas Resilientes aos SISmos no Território do Algarve e de Huelva)

Sousa Oliveira, Carlos; Estevao, Joao; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Sá, Luís; Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2020)
This guide is intended to be a resource, and not a manual, for increasing the resilience of an educational community, by ...
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Why does the ground shake?

Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Sousa Oliveira, Carlos; Estevao, Joao; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Sá, Luís; Amaral Ferreira, Mónica; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2020)
This manual is designed to sup-port the training of primary school teachers, instructors and technicians, who want to ...
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Regional correlations for estimating seismic amplification. Implications for loss assessment in SW Iberia

Fazendeiro-Sá, Luis; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (Elsevier, 2020)
Most earthquake-related losses are enhanced by soil amplification phenomena, especially in areas where high vulnerability ...
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Rehabilitación sísmica estructural de colegios de educación primaria

Morales Esteban, Antonio; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Estevao, Joao; Zapico Blanco, Beatriz (Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2020)
El presente libro tiene como objetivo la presentación del trabajo desarrollado en el proyecto europeo de investigación ...
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Seismic capacity and vulnerability assessment considering ageing effects. Case study: 2 Three local Portuguese RC buildings

Couto, Rita; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Benito, Rita; Morales Esteban, Antonio (Springer, 2020)
A high percentage of reinforced concrete (RC) buildings in Portugal were designed and built before the introduction of ...
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Statistical analysis of different seismogenic zonings of the Iberian Peninsula and adjacent areas through a Geographic Information System

Amaro Mellado, José Lázaro; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Martínez Álvarez, Francisco (2019)
The knowledge of the seismic hazard in the Iberian Peninsula (IP) and its neighboring area is important to address the ...
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Seismic behaviour study of primary schools in Algarve and Huelva cities. Case study of three different building technologies

Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Segovia Verjel, María Luisa; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de (2019)
A project named PERSISTAH (Projetos de Escolas Resilientes aos SISmos no Território do Algarve e de Huelva, in Portuguese) ...
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An index-based method for evaluating seismic retrofitting techniques. Application to a reinforced concrete primary school in Huelva

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy; Estêvão, João M.C. (Public Library of Science, 2019)
A project named PERSISTAH (Projetos de Escolas Resilientes aos SISmos no Território do Algarve e de Huelva, in Portuguese) ...
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Seismic performance comparison between structure-improvement techniques and ground-improvement techniques: Application to a reinforced concrete school building

Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Segovia Verjel, María Luisa; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Carvalho Estêvão, João Miguel (WIT Press, 2019)
The seismic retrofitting of reinforced concrete (RC) buildings has been widely analysed. Most of the solutions proposed ...
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A cost-effective retrofitting technique for URM buildings based on steel encirclements in openings: A case study

Segovia Verjel, María Luisa; Justo Moscardó, Enrique de; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Requena García de la Cruz, María Victoria; Romero Sánchez, Emilio; Miguel Rodríguez, Jaime de; Estevão, João Manuel Carvalho; Papadrakakis, M.; Fragiadakis, M. (2019)
A project named PERSISTAH is being developed to study the seismic vulnerability of primary schools in Huelva (Spain) and ...
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Data Field-Based K-Means Clustering for Spatio-Temporal Seismicity Analysis and Hazard Assessment

Shang, Xueyi; Li, Xibing; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Asencio Cortés, G.; Wang, Zewei (MDPI, 2018)
Microseismic sensing taking advantage of sensors can remotely monitor seismic activities and evaluate seismic hazard. ...
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The 1531 earthquake revisited: loss estimation in a historical perspective

Fazendeiro-Sá, Luis; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (Springer, 2018)
In this research, the 1531 earthquake is revisited. This was one of the major earthquakes that affected Portugal and, ...
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K-means cluster for seismicity partitioning and geological structure interpretation, with application to the Yongshaba Mine (China)

Shang, Xueyi; Li, Xibing; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Dong, Longjun; Peng, Kang (Hindawi, 2017)
Seismicity partitioning is an important step in geological structure interpretation and seismic hazard assessment. In this ...
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Study and assessment of the seismic vulnerability of primary school buildings located at de Algarve and Huelva: state of the art

Requena García De La Cruz, María Victoria; Fazendeiro-Sá, Luis; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Estévao, Joao M.C.; Ferreira, Mónica A.; Durand Neyra, Percy; Oliveira, Carlos Soussa; Tejedor Cabrera, Antonio; Molina Huelva, Marta (Universidad de Sevilla, 2017)
The main objective of this research is the study and assessment of the seismic vulnerability of primary schools in the ...
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K-Means cluster for seismicity partitioning and geological structure interpretation, with application to the Yongshaba Mine (China)

Shang, Xueyi; Li, Xibing; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Dong, Longjun; Peng, Kang (Hindawi, 2017)
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Earthquake magnitude prediction based on arti cial neural networks: a survey

Morales Esteban, Antonio; Florido, Emilio; Aznarte, José Luis; Martínez Álvarez, Francisco (Croatian Operational Research Society, 2016)
The occurrence of earthquakes has been studied from many aspects. Apparently, earthquakes occur without warning and can ...
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Diseño y cálculo de mallas de alambre postesadas para la estabilización y refuerzo de taludes.

Justo Alpañés, José Luis de; Castro Fresno, Daniel; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Durand Neyra, Percy (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2016)
Una solución barata para la protección de taludes es la utilización de mallas de alambre. Este trabajo muestra el diseño ...
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A Novel Method for Seismogenic Zoning Based on Triclustering: Application to the Iberian Peninsula

Martínez Álvarez, Francisco; Gutiérrez Avilés, David; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Reyes, Jorge; Amaro Mellado, José Lázaro; Rubio Escudero, Cristina (MDPI, 2015)
A previous definition of seismogenic zones is required to do a probabilistic seismic hazard analysis for areas of spread ...
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Determining the best set of seismicity indicators to predict earthquakes. Two case studies: Chile and the Iberian Peninsula

Martínez Álvarez, F.; Reyes, J.; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Rubio Escudero, Cristina (Elsevier, 2013)
This work explores the use of different seismicity indicators as inputs for artificial neural networks. The combination ...
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Computational Intelligence Techniques for Predicting Earthquakes

Martínez Álvarez, Francisco; Troncoso Lora, Alicia; Morales Esteban, Antonio; Riquelme Santos, José Cristóbal (Springer, 2011)
Nowadays, much effort is being devoted to develop techniques that forecast natural disasters in order to take ...
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Pattern recognition to forecast seismic time series

Morales Esteban, Antonio; Martínez Álvarez, F.; Troncoso Lora, Alicia; Justo, J. L.; Rubio Escudero, Cristina (Elsevier, 2010)
Earthquakes arrive without previous warning and can destroy a whole city in a few seconds, causing numerous deaths ...
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Peligrosidad sísmica. Leyes de atenuación y análisis de las series temporales de los terremotos. Aplicación al Tajo de San Pedro de la Alhambra de Granada

Morales Esteban, Antonio; Justo Alpañés, José Luis de (2010)
La Alhambra de Granada es uno de los monumentos nacionales más importantes. El monumento, Patrimonio de la Humanidad, se ...