• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Wave Motion in Earthquake Engineering - Advances in Earthquake Engineering v. 5. (Hardback)
  • Wave Motion in Earthquake Engineering - Advances in Earthquake Engineering v. 5. (Hardback)
zoom

Wave Motion in Earthquake Engineering - Advances in Earthquake Engineering v. 5. (Hardback)

(editor), (editor)
£194.00
Hardback 376 Pages / Published: 30/07/1999
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Containing state-of-the-art information on new developments in seismic wave propagation, this volume features invited contributions from a select group of researchers whose work has recently been the focus of attention in journals and at conferences. It is designed to appeal to a broad audience of professionals working in the fields of structural dynamics, seismology, and earthquake engineering in general. The book opens with an introduction to seismic wave motion by Francisco S?nchez-Sesma, Rosanna Vai, Elina Dretta and Victor Palencia, who examine the fundamentals of elastic wave propagation and of soil amplification. Pierre-Yves Bard and Judith Riepl-Thomas then elaborate on the influence of near-site topography and geology on wave motion, and discuss the impact of site effects on the development of seismic codes and regulations. Aspasia Zerva follows with a chapter on the closely related issue of spatial variability of ground motions, which has important implications in the design of spatially extended structures such as bridges and above-ground or underground pipelines. Rafael Foinquinos and Jos? Ro?sset next provide a concise review of the basic concepts related to wave propagation in layered media, and elaborate on the response of soils to dynamic loads applied on the surface. Eduardo Kausel continues with a brief introduction to the thin-layer method, which he presents in the context of SH waves. Richard Shaw and George Manolis next consider the problem of elastic waves that propagate in vertically heterogeneous soil media. This is followed by Christos Vrettos's alternative view of wave motion in vertically inhomogeneous media in which he considers the propagation characteristics of waves in soils where the shear modulus and/or the mass density changes continuously with depth. Nimal Rajapakse and T. Senjuntichai then address the general case of wave propagation through poroelastic layered materials. Dimitrios Rizos and Dimitrios Karabalis conclude the volume with a chapter on fluid-soil-structure-interaction, which includes a thorough review of past work on the subject.

Publisher: WIT Press
ISBN: 9781853127441
Number of pages: 376
Dimensions: 230 x 155 mm

You may also be interested in...

Waking the Giant
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
Volcano
Added to basket
£14.95
Paperback
648 Billion Sunrises
Added to basket
Volcanoes and the Making of Scotland
Added to basket
Earthquake Storms
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Volcanoes: Fire from the Earth
Added to basket
Introducing Volcanology
Added to basket
Quantitative Seismology, 2nd edition
Added to basket
Island on Fire
Added to basket
£10.99
Hardback
Santorini
Added to basket
£35.00
Hardback
Vesuvius
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Volcanoes of Europe
Added to basket
Of Poles and Zeros
Added to basket
£25.50
Mixed media product
Apocalypse
Added to basket
£21.00
Hardback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.