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  1. Safety, Reliability and Risk of Structures, Infrastructures and Engineering Systems

    Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR, 13-17 September 2009, Osaka, Japan

    Edited by Hitoshi Furuta, Dan Frangopol, Masanobu Shinozuka

    Containing the papers of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2009, Osaka, Japan), this work covers safety and reliability of structures and systems in civil, marine, mechanical, transportation, and aerospace systems. A special focus is...

    Published August 31st 2009 by CRC Press

  2. Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures

    By Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Luciano Nunziante, Giorgio Serino, Federico Carannante

    Series: Advances in Earthquake Engineering

    Tools to Safeguard New Buildings and Assess Existing OnesNonlinear analysis methods such as static pushover are globally considered a reliable tool for seismic and structural assessment. But the accuracy of seismic capacity estimates—which can prevent catastrophic loss of life and astronomical...

    Published July 28th 2009 by CRC Press

  3. Protection of Historical Buildings, Two Volume Set

    PROHITECH 09

    Edited by Federico Mazzolani

    This book is a comprehensive review of recent developments in the field of the protection of relevant buildings belonging to the cultural heritage. at the first International Conference PROHITECH 09 (Rome, Italy, June 2009). Including the latest progress in theoretical and experimental research on...

    Published June 11th 2009 by CRC Press

  4. Earthquake Geotechnical Case Histories for Performance-Based Design

    ISSMGE TC4 2005-2009 Term Volume

    Edited by Takaji Kokusho

    Earthquake Geotechnical Case Histories for Performance-Based Design is a collection of 26 case histories, each study containing well-instrumented geotechnical and earthquake data. The book is intended to serve as a reference work, since it contains a common scale to develop and implement design...

    Published June 4th 2009 by CRC Press

  5. Geotechnical Risk and Safety

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk (IS-Gifu 2009) 11-12 June, 2009, Gifu, Japan - IS-Gifu2009

    Edited by Yusuke Honjo, Makoto Suzuki, Takashi Hara, Feng Zhang

    Communication of risks within a transparent and accountable framework is essential in view of increasing mobility and the complexity of the modern society and the field of geotechnical engineering does not form an exception. As a result, modern risk assessment and management are required in all...

    Published May 31st 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Prediction and Simulation Methods for Geohazard Mitigation

    including CD-ROM

    Edited by Fusao Oka, Akira Murakami, Sayuri Kimoto

    The last decades have shown a remarkable increase in the number of heavy rains, typhoons and earthquakes. These natural phenomena are the main causes for geohazards. As a result the mitigation of geohazards has become a major research topic in geotechnical engineering, and in recent years...

    Published May 6th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Spatial Variation of Seismic Ground Motions

    Modeling and Engineering Applications

    By Aspasia Zerva

    Series: Advances in Engineering Series

    The spatial variation of seismic ground motions denotes the differences in the seismic time histories at various locations on the ground surface. This text focuses on the spatial variability of the motions that is caused by the propagation of the waveforms from the earthquake source through the...

    Published April 27th 2009 by CRC Press

  8. Fundamental Concepts of Earthquake Engineering

    By Roberto Villaverde

    While successfully preventing earthquakes may still be beyond the capacity of modern engineering, the ability to mitigate damages with strong structural designs and other mitigation measures are well within the purview of science. Fundamental Concepts of Earthquake Engineering presents the concepts...

    Published January 15th 2009 by CRC Press

  9. Computational Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

    Structures and Infrastructures Book Series, Vol. 2

    Edited by Manolis Papadrakakis, Dimos C. Charmpis, Yannis Tsompanakis, Nikos D. Lagaros

    Series: Structures and Infrastructures

    The increasing necessity to solve complex problems in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering requires the development of new ideas, innovative methods and numerical tools for providing accurate numerical solutions in affordable computing times. This book presents the latest scientific...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Landslides and Engineered Slopes. From the Past to the Future, Two Volumes + CD-ROM

    Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes, 30 June - 4 July 2008, Xi'an, China

    Edited by Zuyu Chen, Jian-Min Zhang, Ken Ho, Fa-Quan Wu, Zhong-Kui Li

    270 Expert contributions on aspects of landslide hazards, encompassing geological modeling and soil and rock mechanics, landslide processes, causes and effects, and damage avoidance and limitation strategies. Reference source for academics and professionals in geo-mechanical and geo-technical...

    Published June 10th 2008 by CRC Press