Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena - they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and bridges, down to the furnishings within a home. Successful earthquake engineering therefore requires a broad background in subjects, ranging from the geologic causes and effects of earthquakes to understanding the imp

chapter 1|66 pages

Earthquakes: A Historical Perspective

chapter 2|18 pages

Earthquake Risk Management: An Overview

chapter 3|42 pages

Dynamics of Structures

chapter 5|76 pages

Engineering Models of Strong Ground Motion

chapter 7|62 pages

Geotechnical and Foundation Aspects

chapter 8|50 pages

Seismic Hazard Analysis

chapter 9|90 pages

Tsunami and Seiche

chapter 10|34 pages

Soil–Structure Interaction

chapter 12|46 pages

Seismic Design of Steel Structures

chapter 13|60 pages

Reinforced Concrete Structures

chapter 14|34 pages

Precast and Tilt-Up Buildings

chapter 15|44 pages

Wood Structures

chapter 17|32 pages

Base Isolation

chapter 18|56 pages


chapter 19|30 pages

Structural Control

chapter 20|50 pages

Equipment and Systems

chapter 21|6 pages

Seismic Vulnerability

chapter |42 pages



chapter 22|10 pages

Lifeline Seismic Risk

chapter 23|40 pages

Buried Pipelines

chapter 24|38 pages

Water and Wastewater Systems

chapter 25|24 pages

Electrical Power Systems

chapter 26|48 pages

Dams and Appurtenant Facilities

chapter 27|24 pages

Port Structures

chapter 28|30 pages

Human Impacts of Earthquakes

chapter 29|66 pages

Fire Following Earthquakes

chapter 31|24 pages

Loss Estimation

chapter 32|34 pages

Insurance and Financial Risk Transfer

chapter 33|28 pages

Emergency Planning

chapter |6 pages

Appendix A

Everytown Water Department Rev. 1.0

chapter |2 pages

Appendix B

Everytown Water Department Rev. 1.0

chapter 34|22 pages

Developing an Earthquake Mitigation Program