Advanced Topics in Earthquake Engineering: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Advanced Topics in Earthquake Engineering

1st Edition

Edited by Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen

CRC Press

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Hardback: 9781138086111
pub: 2020-01-15
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Description

Successful earthquake engineering 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, the infrastructure, and even their social and economic impact. Contributed by leading experts from around the world, this volume presents the advanced topics of earthquake engineering, including base isolation, structural control, damping, infrastructure aspects, pipelines, electrical systems, ports and harbors, hazardous materials considerations, loss estimation, mitigation programs, and more.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009120
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Earthquake
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural