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Earthquake Engineering

Earthquake engineering deals with the study of earthquake forces and its effects on the buildings and structures.

Types of Earthquake Resistant Masonry Walls Construction

There are various types of masonry wall which may be suitable to construct in areas prone to earthquakes. Types of these seismic resistant masonry wall are discussed.

Soil-Structure Interaction -Effects, Analysis and Applications in Design

Soil-structure interaction is a study of response of soil and structure during earthquake. Its effects, analysis and applications in structural design is discussed.

Performance of Cable Supported Bridges During Earthquakes

Cable supported bridges perform better during earthquakes compared to other types of bridges. Performance of various types of cable supported bridges during earthquake is discussed.

Soft Storey in Buildings and its Vulnerability Towards Earthquakes

Soft story configuration in structures is a type of construction where any one story of the building is more flexible (less stiff) when compared...

Seismic Design of Retaining Wall

Seismic design of retaining wall is considerably complicated problem in which assumptions have to be considered in order to make indeterminable issue solvable employing...

Performance and Behavior of Masonry Structures during Earthquakes

Masonry structures are most vulnerable during earthquake. Performance and behavior of masonry structures during earthquakes is discussed in this article.

Ductility of Building Structures for Earthquake Resistant Design

Ductility for earthquake resistant design is important for buildings, structures and building materials. Ductility and its importance in design is discussed.

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