Earthquake Resistant Design Of Structures

Earthquake Resistant Design Of Structures
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Earthquake Resistant Design Of Structures

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About The Book Earthquake Resistant Design Of Structures
Book Summary:

This comprehensive and well-organized book presents the concepts and principles of earthquake resistant design of structures in an easy-to-read style. The use of these principles helps in the implementation of seismic design practice. The book adopts a step-by-step approach, starting from the fundamentals of structural dynamics to application of seismic codes in analysis and design of structures. The text also focusses on seismic evaluation and retrofitting of reinforced concrete and masonry buildings. The text has been enriched with a large number of diagrams and solved problems to reinforce the understanding of the concepts.

This book is recommended in Assam Engineering College, Assam and Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology, West Bengal.

Intended mainly as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of civil engineering, this text would also be of considerable benefit to practising engineers, architects, field engineers and teachers in the field of earthquake resistant design of structures.


Table of Contents:

Preface.
Contributors.
Part I: Earthquake Ground Motions
1.Engineering Seismology.
2.Seismic Zoning Map of India.
3.Strong Motion Studies in India.
4.Strong Motion Characteristics.
5.Evaluation of Seismic Design Parameters.
Part II: Structural Dynamics
6.Initiation into Structural Dynamics.
7.Dynamics of Single Degree of Freedom Systems.
8.Theory of Seismic Pickups.
9.Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response.
10.Response Spectra.
11.Dynamics of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Systems.
Part III: Concepts of Earthquake Resistant Design of Reinforced Concrete Building
12.Earthquake and Vibration Effect on Structures: Basic Elements of Earthquake Resistant Design.
13.Identification of Seismic Damages in RC Buildings during Bhuj Earthquake.
14.Effect of Structural Irregularities on the Performance of RC Buildings during Earthquakes.
15.Seismoresistant Building Architecture.
Part IV: Seismic Analysis and Modelling of Reinforced Concrete Building
16.Code Based Procedure for Determination of Design Lateral Loads.
17.Consideration of Infill Wall in Seismic Analysis of RC Buildings.
18.Step-by-Step Procedure for Seismic Analysis of a Four-storeyed RC Building as per IS 1893 (Part 1): 2002.
19.Mathematical Modelling of Multi-storeyed RC Buildings.
Part V: Earthquake Resistant Design (ERD) of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
20.Ductility Considerations in Earthquake Resistant Design of RC Buildings.
21.Earthquake Resistant Design of a Four-storey RC Building Based on IS 13920: 1993.
22.Earthquake Resistant Design of Shear Wall as per IS 13920: 1993.
23.Capacity Based Design-An Approach for Earthquake Resistant Design of Soft Storey RC Buildings.
Part VI: Earthquake Resistant Design (ERD) of Masonry Buildings
24.Identification of Damages and Non-Damages in Masonry Buildings from Past Indian Earthquakes.
25.Elastic Properties of Structural Masonry.
26.Lateral Load Analysis of Masonry Buildings.
27.Seismic Analysis and Design of Two-storeyed-Masonry Buildings.
Part VII: Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings.
28.Seismic Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Buildings: A Practical Approach.
29.Seismic Retrofitting Strategies of Reinforced Concrete Buildings.
30.Seismic Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Buildings-Case Studies.
31.Seismic Provisions for Improving the Performance of Non-engineered Masonry Construction with Experimental Verifications.
32.Retrofitting of Masonry Buildings.
Index.