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Earthquake-Resistant Structures

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Earthquake-Resistant Structures

Authors :

Mohiuddin Ali Khan
Ismail Al Baz



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Elsevier Science,U.S.A.

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US$ 185.00

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Earthquake-Resistant Structures

Part One: Seismology and Seismicity
Chapter 1 History and Classification of Earthquakes,
Chapter 2 Common Features between Recurring Earthquakes
Chapter 3 Study of Indian Ocean Tsunamis and the Pacific Tsunamis
Chapter 4 Local Seismicity, Fault Locations, Tectonic Plate Movements
Part Two: Foundation Types and Reactions
Chapter 5 Standard Formulae for Soil Science
Chapter 6 Foundation Vibrations
Chapter 7 Foundation Types
Part Three: Design and Retrofit of Structures
Chapter 8 Rise and High Rise Buildings
Chapter 9 Single and Multi-span Bridges
Chapter 10 Dams and Nuclear Facilities
Chapter 11 Seismic Design & Retrofit Techniques
Chapter 12 Preservation of Heritage Buildings by Strengthening
Chapter 13 Tensile Strength of Existing Masonry Buildings Improvement
Part Four: Strategies for Resisting Earthquakes
Chapter 14 Compliance with Construction Codes
Chapter 15 Seismic Resistant Techniques in USA, Russia and Japan
Chapter 16 Hot and Cold Weather Concreting Techniques
Chapter 17 Strapping and Tying Footings
Chapter 18 Developing Local and New Lightweight Materials, LYTAG, FRP and FERROCEMENT
Chapter 19 Innovative Segmental and Precast Concrete Construction
Chapter 20 Use of Integral Abutment Bridge Frames
Appendix 1 Seismic Maps and Zoning

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