Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics

Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics

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Earthquake engineering is the ultimate challenge for structural engineers. Even if natural phenomena such as earthquakes involve great uncertainties, structural engineers need to design buildings, bridges, and dams capable of resisting the destructive forces produced by earthquakes. However, structural engineers must rely on the expertise of other specialists to realize these projects. Thus, this book not only focuses on structural analysis and design, but also discusses other disciplines, such as geology, seismology, and soil dynamics, providing basic knowledge in these areas so that structural engineers can better interact with different specialists when working on earthquake engineering projects.qThe material covered in this book originates from class notes of an undergraduate structural dynamics course and a ... In addition, I would like to thank my colleagues from the structures group of the civil engineering department at Ecoleanbsp;...

Title:Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics
Author:André Filiatrault
Publisher:Presses inter Polytechnique - 2002


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