Appropriate for courses in Structural Dynamics, Earthquake Engineering or Seismology.
This is the first book on the market focusing specifically on the topic of geotechnical earthquake engineering. Also covers fundamental concepts in seismology, geotechnical engineering, and structural engineering.
Heavily referenced—allows detailed exploration of background or more advanced material.
Chapter Summaries emphasize the most important points.
Broad, Interdisciplinary point of view, drawing from the fields of seismology and structural engineering.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
2. Seismology and Earthquakes.
3. Strong Ground Motion.
4. Seismic Hazard Analysis.
5. Wave Propagation.
6. Dynamic Soil Properties.
7. Ground Response Analysis.
8. Local Site Effects and Design Ground Motions.
10. Seismic Slope Stability.
11. Seismic Design of Retaining Walls.
12. Soil Improvement for Remediation of Seismic Hazards.
Appendix A. Vibratory Motion.
Appendix B. Dynamics of Discrete Systems.
Appendix C. Probability Concepts.
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