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- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 209.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- WIT Press 2015; US$ 298.00
Containing the latest research on preparation for and mitigation of future earthquakes, this book addresses an area of increasing importance to many areas around the world. It contains research presented at the ninth and latest in a series of biennial conferences on the topic organised by the Wessex Institute. more...
- 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...
- WIT Press 2012; US$ 148.00
The book discusses the Chilean earthquake that occurred on 27 February 2010. It reached a magnitude of 8.8 Mw and had its epicentre in Cobquecura, in the Bío- Bío region. The phenomenon mainly affected central Chile, which comprises the regions of Araucanía, Bío- Bío, Maule, General O´Higgins, Valparaíso and Metropolitan.... more...