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Earthquake engineering books

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Performance-Based Engineering for Earthquakes Theory and Applications by Farzad Naeim, Farzin Zareian Performance-Based Engineering for Earthquakes Theory and Applications
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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics by Takaji (Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan) Kokusho Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics
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Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics deals with soil dynamics in earthquake engineering and includes almost all aspects of soil behavior. Both generally accepted basic knowledge as well as advanced and innovative views are accommodated. Major topics are (i) seismic site amplification,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions by George G (Penelis Consulting Engineers Sa Greece) Penelis Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions

Bearing in mind that reinforced concrete is a key component in a majority of built environment structures, Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions combines the scientific knowledge of earthquake engineering with a focus on the design of reinforced concrete buildings in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2017

Introduction to Earthquake Engineering by Hector Estrada, Luke S. Lee Introduction to Earthquake Engineering
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This book is intended primarily as a textbook for students studying structural engineering. It covers three main areas in the analysis and design of structural systems subjected to seismic loading: basic seismology, basic structural dynamics, and code-based calculations used to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering by Vagelis Plevris Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering

This is the third book in a series on Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering. The purpose of this volume is to bring together the scientific communities of Computational Mechanics and Structural Dynamics, offering a wide coverage of timely issues on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2017

Earthquake-Actuated Automatic Gas Shutoff Devices (25-16) by American Society of Civil Engineers Earthquake-Actuated Automatic Gas Shutoff Devices (25-16)

This standard provides current minimum functionality requirements for earthquake-actuated automatic gas shutoff devices. These devices contain both a means of sensing seismic activity and a way of shutting off the flow of gas. Applicable to systems carrying natural gas and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2016

Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8 by Ahmed Y. Elghazouli Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8

This book focuses on the seismic design of building structures and their foundations to Eurocode 8. It covers the principles of seismic design in a clear but brief manner and then links these concepts to the provisions of Eurocode 8....
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2016

Perspectives on European Earthquake Engineering and Seismology by Atilla Ansal Perspectives on European Earthquake Engineering and Seismology

This book collects 5 keynote and 15 topic lectures presented at the 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (2ECEES), held in Istanbul, Turkey, from August 24 to 29, 2014. The conference was organized by the Turkish Earthquake Foundation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2016

Other books in this genre

Performance-Based Seismic Engineering: Vision for an Earthquake Resilient Society by Matej Fischinger Performance-Based Seismic Engineering: Vision for an Earthquake Resilient Society

The Bled workshops have traditionally produced reference documents providing visions for the future development of earthquake engineering as foreseen by leading researchers in the field. The participants of the 2011 workshop built on the tradition of these events initiated by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2016

Engineering for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation by Masanori Hamada Engineering for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation

Earthquake and tsunami disasters have been increasing rapidly and globally in the last quarter-century. The purpose of this book is to provide essential knowledge and information on the mitigation of earthquakes and tsunamis for graduate students, young researchers, and geotechnical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2016

Post-Earthquake Fire Analysis in Urban Structures Risk Management Strategies by Behrouz Behnam Post-Earthquake Fire Analysis in Urban Structures Risk Management Strategies

Post-earthquake fire is one of the most complicated problems resulting from earthquakes and presents a serious risk to urban structures. Most standards and codes ignore the possibility of post-earthquake fire; thus it is not factored in when determining the ability...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2016

Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Design by Michele Maugeri Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Design

Reflecting the shift in emphasis from pseudo-static to more sensitive performance-based analysis, this multi-part book covers the most recent advances, from evaluation of the site amplification to the design of reinforced earth retaining walls and landfills.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/10/2016

Modern Earthquake Engineering Offshore and Land-Based Structures by Junbo Jia Modern Earthquake Engineering Offshore and Land-Based Structures

This book focuses on the application of earthquake engineering to offshore infrastructures. It covers a wide range of topics, from seismology to the seismic performance of arctic structures.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2016

Christchurch, New Zealand, Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 Lifeline Performance by Alex K. Tang Christchurch, New Zealand, Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 Lifeline Performance

TCLEE 41 discusses in detail the performance of lifeline infrastructure systems following a series of four significant earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, during 2010 and 2011.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2016

Basic Earthquake Engineering by Petre Kozel Basic Earthquake Engineering


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2016

Eurocode-Compliant Seismic Analysis and Design of R/C Buildings Concepts, Commentary and Worked Examples with Flowcharts by Ioannis Avramidis, Konstantinos Morfidis, Anastasios Sextos, Agathoklis Giaralis Eurocode-Compliant Seismic Analysis and Design of R/C Buildings Concepts, Commentary and Worked Examples with Flowcharts
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This book aims to serve as an essential reference to facilitate civil engineers involved in the design of new conventional (ordinary) reinforced concrete (R/C) buildings regulatedby the current European EC8 (EN 1998-1:2004) and EC2 (EN 1992-1-1:2004) codesof practice. The book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2015

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