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Geotechnical earthquake engineering

Author: Ikuo Towhata
Publisher: Berlin : Springer-Verlag, 2008.
Series: Springer series in geomechanics and geoengineering.
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Examines the issues of earthquake geotechnical engineering in a comprehensive way. This book summarizes the knowledge on earthquake hazards and their causative mechanisms as well as a number of other  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Towhata, Ikuo.
Geotechnical earthquake engineering.
Berlin : Springer-Verlag, 2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ikuo Towhata
ISBN: 9783540357834 3540357831
OCLC Number: 313387276
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 684 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Knowledge of soil mechanics --
Basic principles in soil mechanics --
Problems concerning shaking of soft ground undergoing earthquake loading --
Seismological knowledge --
Wave propagation in elastic medium --
Earthquake effects --
Dynamic response analysis --
Pseudostatic limit equilibrium analysis --
Field investigation --
Dynamic response of complex-modulus model --
Laboratory tests on dynamic properties of soils --
Stress-strain models --
Application of seismic inertia force --
Seismic forces exerted on structures --
Seismic behavior of slopes and embankments --
Landslides --
Seismic faults --
Features of liquefaction-induced damages --
Mechanism of onset of liquefaction --
Assessment of liquefaction potential --
Behavior of soil undergoing cyclic undrained loading --
In-situ tests on liquefaction potential of subsoils --
Post-liquefaction behavior of sandy ground --
Immediate detection of liquefaction damage and emergency action --
Permanent displacement/deformation of liquefied subsoil --
Prediction of permanent displacement due to liquefaction --
Mitigation of liquefaction-induced damage --
Seismic microzonation.
Series Title: Springer series in geomechanics and geoengineering.
Responsibility: Ikuo Towhata.
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