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Earthquakes

Tectonics, Hazard and Risk Mitigation

This book is devoted to diverse aspects of earthquake researches, especially to new achievements in seismicity that involves geosciences, assessment, and mitigation. Chapters contain advanced materials of detailed engineering investigations, which can help more clearly appreciate, predict, and manage different earthquake processes. Different research themes for diverse areas in the world are developed here, highlighting new methods of studies that lead to new results and models, which could be helpful for the earthquake risk. The presented and developed themes mainly concern wave's characterization and decomposition, recent seismic activity, assessment-mitigation, and engineering techniques. The book provides the state of the art on recent progress in earthquake engineering and management. The obtained results show a scientific progress that has an international scope and, consequently, should open perspectives to other still unresolved interesting aspects.

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EarthquakesTectonics, Hazard and Risk MitigationEdited by Taher Zouaghi

Published: February 1st 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63173

ISBN: 978-953-51-2886-1

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2885-4

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4 Crossref Citations

9 Dimensions Citations

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1. Earthquake Instrumentation

By Jae Cheon Jung

439

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2. Application of Local Wave Decomposition in Seismic Signal Processing

By Ya‐juan Xue, Jun‐xing Cao, Gu‐lan Zhang, Hao‐kun Du, Zhan Wen, Xiao‐hui Zeng and Feng Zou

445

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3. 3D Seismic Velocity Structure Around Plate Boundaries and Active Fault Zones

By Mohamed K. Salah

342

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4. Characteristics of Seismic Wave Propagation of Harmonic Tremors Observed at the Margin in the Lützow-Holm Bay, East Antarctica

By Masaki Kanao

406

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5. The b-Value Analysis of Aftershocks 170 Days After the 23 October 2011 Van Earthquake (M w, 7.1) of the Lake Van Basin, Eastern Anatolia: A New Perspective on the Seismic Radiation and Deformation Characteristics

By Mustafa Toker

373

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6. New Insight in Liquefaction After Recent Earthquakes: Chile, New Zealand and Japan

By Yolanda Alberto-Hernandez and Ikuo Towhata

582

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7. Three-Dimensional Nepal Earthquake Displacement Using Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Phase Unwrapping from Sentinel-1A Satellite

By Maged Marghany and Shattri Mansor

331

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8. Space-Time Forecasting of Seismic Events in Chile

By Orietta Nicolis, Marcello Chiodi and Giada Adelfio

573

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9. Ultra‐Low‐Noise Seismic Accelerometers for Earthquake Prediction and Monitoring

By Felix A. Levinzon

893

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10. Earthquake Prediction

By Khaled Ghaedi and Zainah Ibrahim

706

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11. Issues of the Seismic Safety of Nuclear Power Plants

By Tamás János Katona

632

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12. Intelligent Seismic-Acoustic System for Identifying the Area of the Focus of an Expected Earthquake

By Telman Aliev

411

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13. Earthquakes and Structural Damages

By Burak Yön, Erkut Sayın and Onur Onat

413

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14. Simulating Collapse Behaviors of Buildings and Motion Behaviors of Indoor Components During Earthquakes

By Daigoro Isobe

467

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15. Seismic Behaviour of Post-Tensioned Segmental Bridge Columns with Self-Centring System

By Ehsan Nikbakht

579

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