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Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering - 96 edition

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780133749434

ISBN10: 0133749436

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering by Steven L. Kramer - ISBN 9780133749434
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1996
International: No
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering by Steven L. Kramer - ISBN 9780133749434

ISBN13: 9780133749434

ISBN10: 0133749436

Edition: 96

Summary

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.

Features

  • 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

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.
  9. Liquefaction.
  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.

References.
Index.