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Published:
August 21, 2014
Author(s):
Sebastiano Foti, Carlo G. Lai, Glenn J. Rix, Claudio Strobbia
Develop a Greater Understanding of How and Why Surface Wave Testing Works Using examples and case studies directly drawn from the authors’ experience, Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization addresses both the experimental and theoretical aspects of surface wave propagation in 
Published:
April 15, 2014
Editor(s):
Rolando P. Orense, Ikuo Towhata, Nawawi Chouw
Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes contains selected papers presented at the New Zealand – Japan Workshop on Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes (Auckland, New Zealand, 2-3 December 2013). The 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand and 
Published:
March 24, 2014
Author(s):
George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis
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 seismic regions. This book 
Published:
August 12, 2013
Editor(s):
Guangqi Chen, Yuzo Ohnishi, Lu Zheng, Takeshi Sasaki
Analysis of large deformation, rigid body movement and strain or stress for discontinuous materials is often required for project designs and plans in the fields of engineering and disaster prevention. Many numerical simulation and analysis methods have been developed for the requirement from 
Published:
December 10, 2012
Author(s):
Liviu Crainic, Mihai Munteanu
This book examines and presents essential aspects of the behavior, analysis, design and detailing of reinforced concrete buildings subjected to strong seismic activity. Seismic design is an extremely complex problem that has seen spectacular development in the last decades. The present volume tries 
Published:
March 02, 2012
Author(s):
J. Humar
This major textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools required to determine the dynamic response of structures. The topics covered include: formulation of the equations of motion for single- as well as multi-degree-of-freedom discrete systems using the principles of both 
Published:
January 31, 2012
Editor(s):
Federico Mazzolani, Ricardo Herrera
Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas  is a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of seismic resistant steel structures. It comprises a collection of papers presented at the seventh International Specialty Conference STESSA 2012 (Santiago, Chile, 9-11 January 2012 
Published:
October 18, 2011
Author(s):
Bungale S. Taranath
As software skills rise to the forefront of design concerns, the art of structural conceptualization is often minimized. Structural engineering, however, requires the marriage of artistic and intuitive designs with mathematical accuracy and detail. Computer analysis works to solidify and extend the 
Published:
August 18, 2011
Author(s):
Jeffrey Ger, Franklin Y. Cheng
Nonlinear static monotonic (pushover) analysis has become a common practice in performance-based bridge seismic design. The popularity of pushover analysis is due to its ability to identify the failure modes and the design limit states of bridge piers and to provide the progressive collapse 
Published:
August 04, 2010
Author(s):
Victor Gioncu, Federico Mazzolani
Developments in Earthquake Engineering have focussed on the capacity and response of structures. They often overlook the importance of seismological knowledge to earthquake-proofing of design. It is not enough only to understand the anatomy of the structure, you must also appreciate the nature of 

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