Spatial Variation of Seismic Ground Motions: Modeling and Engineering Applications, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Spatial Variation of Seismic Ground Motions

Modeling and Engineering Applications, 1st Edition

By Aspasia Zerva

CRC Press

486 pages

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The spatial variation of seismic ground motions denotes the differences in the seismic time histories at various locations on the ground surface. This text focuses on the spatial variability of the motions that is caused by the propagation of the waveforms from the earthquake source through the earth strata to the ground surface, and it brings toge

Table of Contents

Introduction. Stochastic estimation of spatial variability. Parametric modeling of spatial variability. Physical characterization of spatial variability. Seismic ground-surface strains. Random vibrations for multi-support excitations. Simulations of spatially variable ground motions. Conditionally simulated ground motions. Engineering Applications.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General