Earthquake Hazards and Mitigation

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Product Specifications

Publisher IK International All Environmental Sciences books by IK International
ISBN 9788189866778
Author: R. Ayothiraman & Hemanta Hazarika
Number of Pages 571
Available in all digital devices
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Earthquake Hazards and Mitigation by R. Ayothiraman & Hemanta Hazarika
Book Summary:

The international workshop on “Earthquake Hazards and Mitigation” was held in Guwahati, India during 7-8 December 2007. This proceedings contains 5 keynote lectures, 11 invited lectures and 44 contributed papers presented in the workshop under the following broad themes:
1. Engineering Seismology and Seismic Hazard
2. Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering
3. Structural Earthquake Engineering
4. other related issues

Audience of the Book :
This book reflects the present state-of-the-art of estimation of various earthquake hazards and their mitigation. It will be of extreme interest to engineers, researchers, scientists, faculty members and students working in these areas.
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.A compilation of 60 articles, it is broadly divided into the following themes: engineering seismology and seismic hazards, geotechnical earthquake engineering, structural earthquake engineering, and other related issues.

2.Explores innovative methods for prediction and mitigation of hazards considering the future earthquakes for building sustainable/safe infrastructures and ensuring safety of community.

3.Includes studies on many of the earthquakes which have taken in the past, and the lessons that can be taken from these.

Table of Contents:

1. Keynote Lectures

2. Invited Lectures

3. Engineering Seismology and Seismic Hazard

4. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

5. Structural Earthquake Engineering

6. other related issues