Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings to Eurocode 8: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings to Eurocode 8

1st Edition

By Michael Fardis

CRC Press

419 pages

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An Original Source of Expressions and Tools for the Design of Concrete Elements with EurocodeSeismic design of concrete buildings needs to be performed to a strong and recognized standard. Eurocode 8 was introduced recently in the 30 countries belonging to CEN, as part of the suite of Structural Eurocodes, and it represents the first European Stand

Table of Contents

Introduction. Earthquakes and their structural and geotechnical effects. Analysis of building structures for seismic actions. Conceptual design of concrete buildings for earthquake resistance. Detailed seismic design of concrete buildings. Design of foundations and foundation elements. Design example: Multistorey building. References. Index.

About the Author

Michael N. Fardis is professor and director of Structures Laboratory, Civil Engineering Department, University of Patras, Greece. He holds a MSc in civil engineering (1977) and nuclear engineering (1978), and a PhD in structural engineering (1979), all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Fardis has written seven books, edited two books, and co-edited two more. He has also published more than 300 papers in international journals or conference proceedings. In addition, as chairman of the CEN Committee for Eurocode 8: ?Design of Structures for Earthquake Resistance' (1999-2005), he led the development of its six parts into European standards.

Eduardo C. Carvalho graduated from the Technical University of Lisbon in 1974 as a civil engineer, obtained the specialist degree in structures by the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LNEC) in Lisbon in 1980, and was a principal researcher at LNEC for 30 years. He is currently the chairman of Gapres, a structural design office in Lisbon; the chairman of the CEN committee for Eurocode 8: ?Design of Structures for Earthquake Resistance' (CEN/TC250/SC8); chairs the Portuguese mirror group for the implementation of Eurocode 8 in Portugal; and is a member of the Technical Council of federation international du beton (fib).

Peter Fajfar is a professor of structural and earthquake engineering at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He obtained his PhD from the University of Ljubljana (1974), and is the leader of the implementation process of Eurocode 8 in Slovenia, the first country to implement Eurocode 8. Fajfar has co-authored the first comprehensive book on earthquake engineering in former Yugoslavia, co-edited three books published by international publishers, and authored several books. In addition, he has also published more than 200 scientific papers in journals and conference pr

Subject Categories

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