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Earthquake Engineering for Structural Design

1st Edition

By Victor Gioncu

CRC Press

584 pages

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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 the likely earthquake.Seismic design, as detailed in

Table of Contents

1. Living with Earthquakes 2. Learning from Earthquakes 3. Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering 4. Advances in Conception About Earthquakes 5. Tectonic Plates and Faults 6. Faults and Earthquakes 7. Earthquakes and Structures 8. New Design Philosophies 9. Progress and Challenges in Codifications

About the Author

Victor Gioncu is Professor for Structural Design at the "Politechnica" University of Timisoara.

Federico M. Mazzolani is Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Naples "Federico II", Italy.

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