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Earthquake Engineering Handbook

Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena – they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and bridges, down to the furnishings within a home. Successful earthquake engineering, therefore, requires a broad background in subjects, ranging from the geologic causes and effects of earthquakes to understanding the impact of these effects on foundations, buildings, structures, infrastructure, and even their social and economic impact. Download this book right now from our site: Civil engineering Pdf

The publisher of this book was CRC Press and written by Charles Scawthorn. This book was the latest design for earthquakes and develop a method to design the earth in a disciplined way.

Earthquake Engineering Handbook Features:

  • Assembles a foundation through an authentic audit of the issues related to seismic tremors, a prologue to elements, and an outline of quake chance administration
  • Spreads related geoscience points, including seismogenesis, geotechnical quake building and liquefaction, soil structure connection, probabilistic seismic peril, and torrents, with a noteworthy accentuation on solid ground movement
  • Addresses structures from structures and extensions to the framework, including force, transportation, and correspondences frameworks
  • Investigates new advancements, for example, base separation.
  • Introduces new topics including casualty estimation, insurance, fire following the earthquake, hazardous materials, and emergency planning

Table of Contents:


  1. Earthquakes-Historical Perspective, Charles Scawthorn
  2. Earthquake Risk Management-An Overview, Charles Scawthorn
  3. Dynamics of Structures, Jorma K. Arros


  1. Earthquakes: Seismogenesis, Measurement and Distribution, Charles Scawthorn
  2. Engineering Models of Strong Ground Motion, Kenneth W. Campbell
  3. Simulation Modeling of Strong Ground Motion, M. Erdik, and E. Durukal
  4. Geotechnical and Foundation Aspects, Horst Brandes
  5. Seismic Hazard Analysis, Paul C. Thenhaus, and Kenneth W. Campbell
  6. Tsunami and Seiche, Costa Synolakis
  7. Soil-Structure Interaction, James J. Johnson


  1. Building Code Provisions for Seismic Resistance, Ronald O. Hamburger, S.E.
  2. Seismic Design of Steel Structures, Ronald O. Hamburger, S.E and Niaz A. Nazir, SE
  3. Reinforced Concrete Structures, Y.L. Mo
  4. Precast and Tilt-Up Buildings, Charles Scawthorn and D.L. McCormick
  5. Wood Structures, J. Daniel Dolan
  6. Seismic Behaviour, Design, and Retrofitting of Masonry, Richard E. Klingner
  7. Base Isolation, Yeong-Bin Yang, Kuo-Chun Chang and Jong-Dar Yau
  8. Bridges, Lian Duan and W.F. Chen
  9. Structural Control, Hirokazu Iemura, and Mulyo Harris Pradono
  10. Equipment and Systems, Gayle S. Johnson
  11. Seismic Vulnerability, Keith Porter


  1. Lifeline Seismic Risk, Ronald T. Eguchi
  2. Buried Pipelines, Michael J. O’Rourke
  3. Water and Wastewater Systems, Don Ballantyne
  4. Electrical Power Systems, Anshel J. Schiff
  5. Dams and Appurtenant Facilities, Gilles J. Bureau
  6. Ports Structures, Susumu Iai


  1. Human Impacts of Earthquakes, Hope A. Seligson and Kimberley I. Shoaf
  2. Fire Following Earthquake, Charles Scawthorn
  3. Hazardous Materials, Guna Selvaduray
  4. Loss Estimation, Mahmoud Khater, Charles Scawthorn, and James J. Johnson
  5. Insurance and Financial Risk Transfer, Charles Scawthorn, Howard Kunreuther and Richard Roth
  6. Emergency Planning, Charles Scawthorn
  7. Developing an Earthquake Mitigation Program, Charles Scawthorn

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