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Seismic Resistant Design and Technology

1st Edition

By Dentcho Ivanov

CRC Press

210 pages

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Description

An earthquake is a powerful surface acoustic wave (SAW) generated by a seismic event, such as a volcano or motion of the Earth's layers, that propagates on the Earth's surface. This book explains the design of earthquake resistant structures using SAW techniques that offer a variety of experimental setups and theoretical models. Designs of protecti

Table of Contents

Physics of Earthquakes. Seismic Surface Waves (SSW). Generation and Propagation of SSW. SSW Mode Transformations. Seismic Energy Carried by SSW. Diffraction, Deflection, and Scattering of SSW. Earthquake Resistant Design and Technology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009120
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Earthquake
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural