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Category : Earthquake Engineering

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

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 theory of statics and differential calculus. The computation of each static and dynamic pressure acting on retaining ...

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WHAT IS TUNED MASS DAMPER AND ITS APPLICATIONS?

A tuned mass damper is a device mounted in structures to prevent discomfort, damage, or outright structural failure caused by vibration. They are used in high rise buildings to prevent failure of buildings during earthquakes. They are also known as an active mass ...

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BASE ISOLATION METHOD IN BUILDING

Base Isolation Method in Building Construction Conventional Construction Practice assumes Fixed Base StructuresThe Dynamic Characteristics of Fixed Base Structures are determined by the general characteristics of the structural system The Designer can only slightly adjust those Dynamic Characteristics As a ...

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