Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Two Volume Set

2nd Edition

Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen

CRC Press
January 1, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 1600 Pages - 900 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466552654 - CAT# K15230

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This new edition includes new chapters on geology; architectural aspects; systems, network, and software applications, economic aspects and financing earthquake risk. Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena – they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and bridges, down to the furnishings within a home. Successful earthquake engineering therefore requires a broad background in subjects, ranging from the geologic causes and effects of earthquakes to understanding the impact of these effects on foundations, buildings, structures and the infrastructure.