Designing for Earthquakes: A Manual for Architects

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Currently no single publication exists that provides up-to-date information necessary to architects, presented in a form that is attractive, readable, and intelligible to a non-specialist audience. This revised publication will fill that gap. The present publication consists of a series of chapters that provide the foundation for an understanding of seismic design, each authored by an expert in the field. The authors were given freedom to decide the scope of their chapters; and thus this publication represents expert opinion rather than consensus. Designing for Earthquakes: a Manual for Architects is intended to explain the principles of seismic design for those without a technical background in engineering and seismology. The primary intended audience is that of architects and includes practicing architects, architectural students, and faculty in architectural schools who teach structures and seismic design.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfDesigning for Earthquakes: A Manual for Architects (Complete)
52.36MDecember 1, 2006
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496.45KDecember 1, 2006
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1.18M
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758.00B
Icon for file of type application/pdfForward-Acknowledgements-Table Of Contents
2.68M
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18.13K
Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 1 - Introduction
2.71M
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 2 - Nature of Earthquakes and Seismic Hazards
21.30M
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 3 - Site Evaluation and Selection
13.52M
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 4 - Earthquake Effects on Buildings
10.42M
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44.19K
Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 5 - Seismic Issues in Architectural Design
23.67M
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62.73K
Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 6 - The Regulation of Seismic Design
13.79M
Icon for file of type text/plainChapter 6 - The Regulation of Seismic Design
60.49K
Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 7 - Seismic Design - Past, Present, and Future
28.69M
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39.30K
Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 8 - Existing Buildings - Evaluation and Retrofit
33.24M
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91.78K
Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 9 - Nonstructural Design Philosophy
3.78M
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 10 - Design for Extreme Hazards
612.06K
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4.79K
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