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Earthquake Engineering

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

Factors Affecting Degree of Earthquake Damages to Buildings

Various factors such as brittle columns, stiffness elements, flexible ground floor, short columns, shapes, sizes, number of storeys, type of foundation, location of adjacent...

Principles of Conceptual Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures

Principles of conceptual design of earthquake resistant building structures deals with load transfer and shapes of structures for desired behaviour during earthquake.

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...

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