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Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering
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Perspectives on European Earthquake Engineering and Seismology

Volume 1

Editors: Ansal, Atilla (Ed.)

  • Focusses on the latest developments in earthquake engineering in the broadest sense
  • Offers contributions on highlighted issues, i.e. performance based design, bridge design and seismic isolation
  • Presents state-of-the-art most recent practices in the field
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About this book

This book collects 5 keynote and 15 topic lectures presented at the 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (2ECEES), held in Istanbul, Turkey, from August 24 to 29, 2014. The conference was organized by the Turkish Earthquake Foundation - Earthquake Engineering Committee and Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency under the auspices of the European Association for Earthquake Engineering (EAEE) and European Seismological Commission (ESC).

The book’s twenty state-of-the-art papers were written by the most prominent researchers in Europe and address a comprehensive collection of topics on earthquake engineering, as well as interdisciplinary subjects such as engineering seismology and seismic risk assessment and management. Further topics include engineering seismology, geotechnical earthquake engineering, seismic performance of buildings, earthquake-resistant engineering structures, new techniques and technologies and managing risk in seismic regions. The book also presents the Third Ambraseys Distinguished Award Lecture given by Prof. Robin Spence in honor of Prof. Nicholas N. Ambraseys.

The aim of this work is to present the state-of-the art and latest practices in the fields of earthquake engineering and seismology, with Europe’s most respected researchers addressing recent and ongoing developments while also proposing innovative avenues for future research and development. Given its cutting-edge content and broad spectrum of topics, the book offers a unique reference guide for researchers in these fields.

Audience:
This book is of interest to civil engineers in the fields of geotechnical and structural earthquake engineering; scientists and researchers in the fields of seismology, geology and geophysics. Not only scientists, engineers and students, but also those interested in earthquake hazard assessment and mitigation will find in this book the most recent advances.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • The Full-Scale Laboratory: The Practice of Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance Missions and Their Contribution to Earthquake Engineering

    Spence, Robin

    Pages 1-52

  • Rapid Earthquake Loss Assessment After Damaging Earthquakes

    Erdik, Mustafa (et al.)

    Pages 53-95

  • Existing Buildings: The New Italian Provisions for Probabilistic Seismic Assessment

    Pinto, Paolo Emilio (et al.)

    Pages 97-130

  • Seismic Response of Precast Industrial Buildings

    Fischinger, Matej (et al.)

    Pages 131-177

  • The Role of Site Effects at the Boundary Between Seismology and Engineering: Lessons from Recent Earthquakes

    Mucciarelli, Marco

    Pages 179-194

Buy this book

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  • ISBN 978-3-319-07118-3
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Hardcover $59.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-07117-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $59.99
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  • Due: November 11, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-38354-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perspectives on European Earthquake Engineering and Seismology
Book Subtitle
Volume 1
Editors
  • Atilla Ansal
Series Title
Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering
Series Volume
34
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-07118-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-07118-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-07117-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-38354-5
Series ISSN
1573-6059
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 650
Number of Illustrations
110 b/w illustrations, 263 illustrations in colour
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