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Earthquake Engineering

Recent major earthquakes around the world have shown the vulnerability of infrastructure and the need for research to better understand the nature of seismic events and their effects on structures. As a result, earthquake engineering research has been expanding as more and more data become available from a large array of seismic instruments, large scale experiments and numerical simulations. The first part of this book presents results from some of the current seismic research work including three-dimensional wave propagation in different soil media, seismic loss assessment, probabilistic hazard analysis, geotechnical problems including soil-structure interaction. The second part of the book focuses on the seismic behavior of structures including historical and monumental structures, bridge embankments, and different types of bridges and bearings.

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Earthquake EngineeringEdited by Halil Sezen

Published: August 8th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1608

ISBN: 978-953-51-0694-4

Copyright year: 2012

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42535 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations

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1. Seismic Risk of Structures and the Economic Issues of Earthquakes

By Afshin Kalantari

3894

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2. Assessment of Seismic Hazard of Territory

By V. B. Zaalishvili

3506

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3. A Cognitive Look at Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering: Understanding the Multidimensionality of the Phenomena

By Silvia Garcia

1738

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4. Three-Dimensional Wavefield Simulation in Heterogeneous Transversely Isotropic Medium with Irregular Free Surface

By Haiqiang Lan and Zhongjie Zhang

1559

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5. Full-Wave Ground Motion Forecast for Southern California

By En-Jui Lee and Po Chen

1674

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6. Soil-Structure Interaction

By Alexander Tyapin

8640

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7. Seismic Performance of Historical and Monumental Structures

By Halil Sezen and Adem Dogangun

2541

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8. Bridge Embankments - Seismic Risk Assessment and Ranking

By Wael A. Zatar and Issam E. Harik

1963

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9. Finite Element Analysis of Cable-Stayed Bridges with Appropriate Initial Shapes Under Seismic Excitations Focusing on Deck-Stay Interaction

By Ming-Yi Liu and Pao-Hsii Wang

5315

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10. Dynamic Behaviour of the Confederation Bridge Under Seismic Loads

By Lan Lin, Nove Naumoski and Murat Saatcioglu

2600

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11. Seismic Performance Evaluation of Corroded Reinforced Concrete Structures by Using Default and User-Defined Plastic Hinge Properties

By Hakan Yalçiner and Khaled Marar

5645

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12. Mechanical Characterization of Laminated Rubber Bearings and Their Modeling Approach"

By A. R. Bhuiyan and Y.Okui

3460

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