Vrettos, Christos Soil Dynamics with Applications in Vibration and Earthquake Protection
1. Edition November 2013 ca. 59.- Euro 2013. 200 Pages, Softcover 90 Fig. - Handbook/Reference Book - ISBN 978-3-433-02999-2 - Ernst und Sohn, Berlin
Short description For numerous geotechnical applications soil dynamics are of special importance. This book covers the basics of soil dynamics and building thereon the practical applications in vibration protection and seismic engineering.
From the contents Section I Soil Dynamics Fundamentals 1 Introduction 2 Vibrations of simple systems 3 Wave propagation in soils 4 Soil behaviour under cyclic loading 5 Measurement of dynamic soil properties 6 Dynamically loaded foundations
Section II Vibration Protection 7 General and definitions 8 Assessment of vibration actions 9 Measurement of vibrations 10 Forecast of vibrations 11 Reduction of vibrations
Section III Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering 12 Characterisation of earthquakes 13 Prediction of earthquake ground motion 14 Methods for seismic site response analyses 15 Liquefaction and remedial measures 16 Response of geotechnical structures 17 Response of underground structures