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  • Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structuresby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00

    In the most up-to-date review of issues relating to structural irregularities in civil buildings vulnerable to seismic activity, authors from 13 countries consider numerous aspects from ground rotation and seismic waves to building design and monitoring. more...

  • Seismic Design of Industrial Facilitiesby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 109.00

    Seismic Design of Industrial Facilities demands a deep knowledge on the seismic behaviour of the individual structural and non-structural components of the facility, possible interactions and last but not least the individual hazard potential of primary and secondary damages. From 26.-27. September 2013 the International Conference on Seismic Design... more...

  • Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineeringby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    In its 2nd volume, this book presents advanced methods and concepts for design of structures against earthquake loading, offering current computing methods and their application to engineering practice. Includes papers presented at the COMPDYN 2011 conference. more...

  • Studies on the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquakeby

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 129.00

    The Tohoku earthquake on March 11, 2011, officially designated the ?Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku, Japan Earthquake? by the Japan Meteorological Agency caused an unprecedentedly severe disaster in the northeastern part (Tohoku) of the Japanese island of Honshu. This first volume of the series Natural Disaster Science and Mitigation Engineering:... more...

  • Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Designby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    Reflecting the shift in emphasis from pseudo-static to more sensitive performance-based analysis, this multi-part book covers the most recent advances, from evaluation of the site amplification to the design of reinforced earth retaining walls and landfills. more...

  • Performance-Based Seismic Engineering: Vision for an Earthquake Resilient Societyby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00

    The Bled workshops have traditionally produced reference documents providing visions for the future development of earthquake engineering as foreseen by leading researchers in the field. The participants of the 2011 workshop built on the tradition of these events initiated by Professors Fajfar and Krawinkler to honor their important research contributions... more...

  • The Hydrology of the UKby Mike Acreman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    The Hydrology of the UK assesses the changing hydrology of the UK, focusing on key issues that affect the fundamental hydrological processes and have important implications for water resource management, flood risk and environmental quality. The bookis divided into 3 sections: Section 1 examines the causes of change to the hydrology of the UK, including... more...

  • The Seismicity of Central Americaby N.N. Ambraseys; R.D. Adams

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 136.00

    This book is the outcome of a careful and detailed study of earthquakes in Central America. It combines information from felt effects and instrumental recordings to reassess the location and size of events since the beginning of the instrumental era. Early sections describe the techniques used, with particular emphasis on the determination of earthquake... more...

  • Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures IXby C. A. BREBBIA; S. HERNÁNDEZ

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 398.00

    In earthquake-prone regions of the world it is important not only to ensure that new facilities meet optimal standards but also that existing structures and infrastructure be retrofitted and rehabilitated. As world populations concentrate in urban areas, the stakes in human life and property of such natural disasters as earthquakes becomes higher and... more...

  • Strength and Weathering of Rock as Boundary Layer Problemsby Christine Butenuth

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 113.00

    This book is addressed mainly to younger geoscientists and students of geologically related subjects. It discusses: (1) the concepts, definitions and experience of strength, particularly rock strength, with application of experimental techniques; (2) the physical-chemical aspects of the strength of pure phases; (3) strengthening of grain packings by... more...