1st Edition

Siting in Earthquake Zones

By K.T. Law, J.G.Z.Q. Wang Copyright 1994

    Focusing on fundamental concepts, definitions various aspects of siting, this book contains a detailed checklist to help readers conduct a proper siting process to assess the seismic hazards of a given site. The required site investigation techniques are described in detail.

    Fundamentals; Major program and methods of siting; Earthquake ground motion; Seismic hazard analysis for a site; Evaluation of seismic parameters; Seismic effect fault and faulting; Seismic liquefaction of soil; Slope stability; Ground waving and its damaging effect.


    K.T. Law (Author) , J.G.Z.Q. Wang (Author)