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From Tectonics to Buildings

Edited by Walter Salazar

Catholic University of El Salvador

Earthquakes - From Tectonics to Buildings is a compilation of eight chapters that explain tectonics and seismicity. The book presents state-of-the-art techniques for calculating ground motion amplification due to sediments above the engineering bedrock employing strong-motion recordings and microtremor data. It also explains liquefaction phenomena through interpretive structural modeling techniques. Finally, the book presents pile foundations’ seismic behavior on liquefiable soils and remedial countermeasures against earthquake attacks.

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EarthquakesFrom Tectonics to BuildingsEdited by Walter Salazar

Published: May 19th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87816

ISBN: 978-1-83962-429-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-424-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-430-8

Copyright year: 2021

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857 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. Tentative Intracontinental Seismic Activity in South Siberia and Russian Far East

By Yuriy Gatinsky and Tatiana Prokhorova


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2. Tectonics and Seismicity in the periAdriatic Zones: Implications for Seismic Hazard in Italy

By Enzo Mantovani, Caterina Tamburelli, Daniele Babbucci, Marcello Viti and Nicola Cenni


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3. Seismological Data Acquisition and Analysis within the Scope of Citizen Science

By Ewald Brückl, Peter Carniel, Stefan Mertl and Rita Meurers


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4. Seismicity at Newdigate, Surrey, during 2018–2019: A Candidate Mechanism Indicating Causation by Nearby Oil Production

By Rob Westaway


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5. S-Wave Site Amplification Factors from Observed Ground Motions in Japan: Validation of Delineated Velocity Structures and Proposal for Empirical Correction

By Eri Ito, Kenichi Nakano, Shigeki Senna and Hiroshi Kawase


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6. Assessing Seismic Site Response at Areas Characterized by a Thick Buried Low-Velocity Layer

By Daniela Farrugia, Pauline Galea and Sebastiano D’Amico


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7. Elucidation of Seismic Soil Liquefaction Significant Factors

By Mahmood Ahmad, Xiaowei Tang, Feezan Ahmad, Marijana Hadzima-Nyarko, Ahsan Nawaz and Asim Farooq


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8. The Dynamic Behaviour of Pile Foundations in Seismically Liquefiable Soils: Failure Mechanisms, Analysis, Re-Qualification

By Rohollah Rostami, Slobodan B. Mickovski, Nicholas Hytiris and Subhamoy Bhattacharya


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