Seismic Design Of Concrete Buildings To Eurocode 8

Seismic Design Of Concrete Buildings To Eurocode 8

Contents
  • Seismic design of concrete buildings in the context of Eurocodes
  • Seismic design of concrete buildings in this book
  • Seismic performance requirements for buildings in Eurocode
  • Life safety under a rare earthquake: The ‘design
  • seismic action’ and the ‘seismic design situation’
  • Limitation of damage in occasional earthquakes
  • Earthquakes and their structural and geotechnical effects
  • Introduction to earthquakes
  • Measure of earthquake characteristics: Magnitudes
  • Characteristics of ground motions
  • Determination of ground motion parameters
  • Probabilistic seismic hazard analyses
  • Effects of earthquakes on concrete buildings
  • Global seismic response mechanisms
  • Collapse
  • Member behaviour and failure
  • Columns
  • Beam–column joints
  • Beams
  • Concrete walls
Effects of earthquakes on geotechnical structures
  • Site effects
  • Soil liquefaction
  • Slope stability
  • Earthquake effects on shallow foundations
  • Earthquake effects on lifelines
  • Analysis of building structures for seismic actions
  • Linear elastic analysis
  • Dynamics of single degree of freedom systems
  • Equation of motion
  • Free vibration
  • Forced vibration
  • Numerical evaluation of dynamic response
  • Seismic response of SDOF systems – Response spectrum
  • Response spectra
  • Pseudo-spectra and seismic force
  • Elastic response spectra according to Eurocode
  • Dynamics of multiple degrees of freedom systems
  • Equation of motion
  • Free vibration