Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings

1st Edition

By Muhammad Hadi, Mehmet Eren Uz

CRC Press

290 pages | 12 Color Illus. | 172 B/W Illus.

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Description

Introducing important concepts in the study of earthquakes related to retrofitting of structures to be made earthquake resistant. The book investigates the pounding effects on base-isolated buildings, the soil-structure-interaction effects on adjacent buildings due to the impact, the seismic protection of adjacent buildings and the mitigation of earthquakeinduced vibrations of two adjacent structures. These concepts call for a new understanding of controlled systems with passive-active dampers and semi-active dampers. The passive control strategy of coupled buildings is investigated for seismic protection in comparison to active and semi-active control strategies.

Table of Contents

Effects of Earthquake in Structures. Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Structures. Seismic Isolation and Energy- Dissipating Devices. Algorithms for Designing Optimal Control Force. Genetic Algorithms for Single and Multi-Objective Optimization Problems. Optimum Design Examples.

About the Authors

Dr. Muhammad Hadi is employed at the University of Wollongong.

Dr. Mehmet Eren Uz is employed at the University of Wollongong.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI000000
SCIENCE / General