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  1. Ice and Construction

    Edited by L. Makkonen

    This book focuses on two areas of ice technology: the use of ice as a construction material and the problems caused by ice to constructions. In connection with describing past and potential future applications of using ice in construction, a detailed discussion on the mechanical properties of ice...

    Published November 17th 1994 by CRC Press

  2. Earthquake Engineering

    Proceedings of the 17th European regional seminar, Haifa, 5-10 September 1993

    Edited by Avigdor Rutenberg

    This work contains 35 papers which cover: lessons from past earthquakes; seismicity, seismic risk and strong motion; soil response and soil-structure interaction; response analysis; code-oriented analysis; base isolation and active control; and strengthening of existing structures....

    Published January 1st 1994 by CRC Press

  3. Siting in Earthquake Zones

    By K.T. Law, J.G.Z.Q. Wang

    Focusing on fundamental concepts, definitions various aspects of siting, this book contains a detailed checklist to help readers conduct a proper siting process to assess the seismic hazards of a given site. The required site investigation techniques are described in detail....

    Published January 1st 1994 by CRC Press

  4. Earthquake resistant construction and design II, volume 2

    Proceedings of the second international conference, Berlin, 15-17 June 1994, 2 volumes

    Edited by S.A. Savidis

    Seismicity & tectonics; Seismic waves in soils; Strong ground motion & site effects; Risk evaluation; Experimental soil dynamics; Dynamic soil-structure interaction; Foundations; Soil modelling for seismic loading; Earth dams & retaining walls; Arch- & gravity dams; Bridges in...

    Published January 1st 1994 by CRC Press

  5. Technological Development of Earthquake-resistant Structures

    Report of the Expert Committee on Advanced Technology for Building Structures 1987

    By Japan Building Center

    Because of considerable damage due to earthquakes, design methods for antiseismic structures nowadays rely on the vibration theory. This text evaluates the fundamental period of vibration of the structure, its recovery characteristics and energy absorption....

    Published January 1st 1994 by CRC Press

  6. Assessment and Prevention of Failure Phenomena in Rock Engineering

    Edited by O. Aydan, T. Kawamoto, A.G. Pasamehmetoglu, B.N. Whittaker

    A collection of papers addressing the issue of the failure of rock engineering structures. This phenomenon occurs in different forms depending on the geometry of structure, material properties of intact rock, structure of rock mass, environmental conditions and initial state of stress....

    Published January 1st 1993 by CRC Press

  7. The Stability of Slopes

    2nd Edition

    By Eddie Bromhead

    The new edition of this successful book has been thoroughly revised to take account of recent advances in our understanding of slope stability and instability....

    Published June 18th 1992 by CRC Press

  8. Response Spectrum Method in Seismic Analysis and Design of Structures

    By Ajaya Kumar Gupta

    Series: New Directions in Civil Engineering

    New developments in the response spectrum method have led to calculations in seismic stresses that are more accurate, and usually lower, than those obtained by conventional methods. This new textbook examines the wealth of information on the response spectrum method generated by the latest research...

    Published April 6th 1992 by CRC Press

  9. Nonlinear Seismic Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

    Workshop on Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Bled, Slovenia, Yugoslavia, 13-16 July 1992

    Edited by P. Fajfar, H. Krawinkler

    Forty scientists working in 13 different countries detail in this work the most recent advances in seismic design and performance assessment of reinforced concrete buildings. It is a valuable contribution in the mitigation of natural disasters....

    Published March 20th 1992 by CRC Press

  10. Concrete Shear in Earthquake

    Edited by T.C.C. Hsu, S.T. Mau

    This volume consists of papers presented at the International Workshop on Concrete Shear in Earthquake, held at the University of Houston, Texas, USA, 13-16 January 1991....

    Published January 15th 1992 by CRC Press