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Geotechnical earthquake engineering practice in North America

William F. Marcuson

Geotechnical earthquake engineering practice in North America

the last 40 years

by William F. Marcuson

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Published by Dept. of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquake engineering -- North America.,
    • Engineering geology -- North America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementpresented by W.F. Marcuson ; coauthors, W.D. Liam Finn and R.H. Ledbetter.
      SeriesHenry M. Shaw lecture in civil engineering ;, 32rd, Annual Henry M. Shaw lecture series in civil engineering ;, 32.
      ContributionsFinn, W. D. Liam., Ledbetter, R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA654.6 .M27 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination97 p. :
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL633986M
      LC Control Number96622229
      OCLC/WorldCa35086512

        Events that have significantly influenced earthquake engineering research and practice include the Niigata, Alaska, Mexico City, Loma Prieta, Northridge, Kobe, Kocaeli, Chi-Chi, Niigata-Chuetsu Oki, Haiti, Chile, Tohoku, – Canterbury, Cephalonia, Nepal, and This updated book provides a descriptive, elementary introduction to geotechnical engineering—with applications to civil engineering practice. Focuses on the engineering classification, behavior, and properties of soils necessary for the design and construction of foundations and earth structures.

        In it, international specialists present engineering practices, analysis, and developments in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim countries. The emphasis is on professional purposes, with discussion starting from basic dynamics and geoscience to new technologies supposed to keep away from somewhat than resist the forces of earthquakes. Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the latest methods for designing seismically sound structuresFully updated for the International Building Code, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition discusses basic earthquake.

      Events - Save the Date. IFCEE May 10–14, Dallas, Texas Learn More. Geo-Extreme August 15–18, Savannah, Georgia. The book is designed to support graduate teaching and learning, introduce practicing structural and geotechnical engineers to earthquake analysis and design problems, as well as being a reference book for further studies.\" \"Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering includes material on the nature of earthquake sources and mechanisms, various.


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