Seismic Design of Building Structures

Seismic Design of Building Structures Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591263579
Release 2011
Pages 288
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Seismic Design of Building Structures provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles. It offers essential background information for seismic problems on the California Special Civil Seismic exam, the Structural Engineering (SE) exam, and the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). 15 chapters and 16 appendices provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. A Comprehensive Review of Seismic Concepts and Principles A thorough review of seismic building codes Easy-to-use formulas, figures, and tables Detailed illustrations and definitions of seismic terminology 129 practice problems 34 example problems A complete index What's New in the 10th Edition? Thoroughly updated for ACI 318-08, ACI 530-08, and IBC-09 seismic building codes Two indices--one for terms, figures, and tables, and one for codes used in the boo Topics Covered Basic Seismology Diaphragm Theory Earthquake Characteristics Effects of Earthquakes on Structures General Structural Design Response of Structures Seismic Building Codes Seismic-Resistant Concrete Structures Seismic-Resistant Masonry Structures Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures Seismic-Resistant Wood Structures Special Design Features Tilt-Up Construction Vibration Theory An Introduction to Seismic Design for the California Special Civil Seismic exam California Structural Engineer Seismic exam Civil PE exam Structural Engineering (SE) exam Architect Registration Examination (ARE)



Seismic Design of Building Structures Eleventh Edition

Seismic Design of Building Structures  Eleventh Edition Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264705
Release 2014-10-21
Pages 268
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Seismic Design of Building Structures A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details Eleventh Edition Seismic Design of Building Structures presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered: • Basic Seismology • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) • Diaphragm Theory • Earthquake Characteristics • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures • General Structural Design • Response of Structures • Seismic Building Code • Special Design Features • Tilt-Up Construction • Vibration Theory Referenced Codes and Standards: • ACI 318 • ACI 530 • AISC 341 • AISC 360 • ASCE/SEI7 • IBC • NDS • SDPWD



Seismic Design of Building Structures

Seismic Design of Building Structures Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591261368
Release 2008
Pages 263
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Seismic Design of Building Structures provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles, and offers essential background information for seismic problems on the California Special Civil Seismic Examination as well as other professional licensing exams. With thorough coverage of seismic building codes including the 2006 International Building Code (IBC), this book prepares you for conceptual and technical questions on structural analysis and code issues by giving you an understanding of earthquakes and their effects. Comprehensive introduction to seismic design Over 30 example problems and 120 practice problems with step-by-step solutions A thorough review of Seismic Building Codes Easy-to-use formulas, figures, and tables Detailed illustrations and definitions of seismic terminology Perfect for the California Special Civil Seismic Examination NCEES Civil PE Examination NCEES Structural PE Examinations Architect Registration Examination (ARE) Topics Covered Include Basic Seismology Diaphragm Theory Earthquake Characteristics Effects of Earthquakes on Structures General Structural Design Response of Structures Seismic Building Codes Seismic-Resistant Concrete Structures Seismic-Resistant Masonry Structures Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures Seismic-Resistant Wood Structures Special Design Features Tilt-Up Construction Vibration Theory



The Seismic Design Handbook

The Seismic Design Handbook Author Farzad Naeim
ISBN-10 9781461516934
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 830
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This handbook contains up-to-date existing structures, computer applications, and infonnation on planning, analysis, and design seismic design of wood structures. A new and very useful feature of this edition of earthquake-resistant building structures. Its intention is to provide engineers, architects, is the inclusion of a companion CD-ROM disc developers, and students of structural containing the complete digital version of the handbook itself and the following very engineering and architecture with authoritative, yet practical, design infonnation. It represents important publications: an attempt to bridge the persisting gap between l. UBC-IBC (1997-2000) Structural advances in the theories and concepts of Comparisons and Cross References, ICBO, earthquake-resistant design and their 2000. implementation in seismic design practice. 2. NEHRP Guidelines for the Seismic The distinguished panel of contributors is Rehabilitation of Buildings, FEMA-273, Federal Emergency Management Agency, composed of 22 experts from industry and universities, recognized for their knowledge and 1997. extensive practical experience in their fields. 3. NEHRP Commentary on the Guidelinesfor They have aimed to present clearly and the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings, FEMA-274, Federal Emergency concisely the basic principles and procedures pertinent to each subject and to illustrate with Management Agency, 1997. practical examples the application of these 4. NEHRP Recommended Provisions for principles and procedures in seismic design Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and practice. Where applicable, the provisions of Older Structures, Part 1 - Provisions, various seismic design standards such as mc FEMA-302, Federal Emergency 2000, UBC-97, FEMA-273/274 and ATC-40 Management Agency, 1997.



Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination Author Majid Baradar
ISBN-10 1591263786
Release 2012-06
Pages 70
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Seismic Principles Practice Exams is the most realistic practice you can get for the California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination. The problems and solutions in this book present the basic concepts of seismic design fundamentals, as well as, demonstrate how the code provisions impose seismic considerations on the engineering design of structures. Each of these two complete practice exams have 47 multiple-choice problems that represent the actual exam's problem format, range of topics, and degree of difficulty. Solutions are based on exam-adopted design standards--Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) and the California Building Code / International Building Code (CBC/IBC). Realistic Practice for California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination Two complete practice exams prepare you for both the exam format and the exam time constraints. Over 90 solved practice exam problems in total, allowing you to analyze your strengths and weaknesses Exam answer keys provide quick scoring of your practice exams and fast identification of areas requiring more review In-depth sections on tips and strategies for taking the exam give you valuable insight on how best to prepare for and to take the exam What's New in This Edition CBC updated from 2007 to 2010 ACI318 updated from 2005 to 2008 Various caluclation and solution processes clarified



Seismic Analysis of Structures

Seismic Analysis of Structures Author T. K. Datta
ISBN-10 047082462X
Release 2010-03-16
Pages 464
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While numerous books have been written on earthquakes, earthquake resistance design, and seismic analysis and design of structures, none have been tailored for advanced students and practitioners, and those who would like to have most of the important aspects of seismic analysis in one place. With this book, readers will gain proficiencies in the following: fundamentals of seismology that all structural engineers must know; various forms of seismic inputs; different types of seismic analysis like, time and frequency domain analyses, spectral analysis of structures for random ground motion, response spectrum method of analysis; equivalent lateral load analysis as given in earthquake codes; inelastic response analysis and the concept of ductility; ground response analysis and seismic soil structure interaction; seismic reliability analysis of structures; and control of seismic response of structures. Provides comprehensive coverage, from seismology to seismic control Contains useful empirical equations often required in the seismic analysis of structures Outlines explicit steps for seismic analysis of MDOF systems with multi support excitations Works through solved problems to illustrate different concepts Makes use of MATLAB, SAP2000 and ABAQUAS in solving example problems of the book Provides numerous exercise problems to aid understanding of the subject As one of the first books to present such a comprehensive treatment of the topic, Seismic Analysis of Structures is ideal for postgraduates and researchers in Earthquake Engineering, Structural Dynamics, and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. Developed for classroom use, the book can also be used for advanced undergraduate students planning for a career or further study in the subject area. The book will also better equip structural engineering consultants and practicing engineers in the use of standard software for seismic analysis of buildings, bridges, dams, and towers. Lecture materials for instructors available at www.wiley.com/go/dattaseismic



Earthquake Design Practice for Buildings

Earthquake Design Practice for Buildings Author Edmund D. Booth
ISBN-10 0727729470
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 284
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This book provides comprehensive, practical and easy to read advice for all engineers, designers and analysts of earthquake resistant structures. The entire text is completely revised to account for the many developments that have taken place since the publication of the first edition in 1988. This includes advances in the understanding of how structures and the soils that support them respond to ground shaking, development of new robust forms of earthquake resistant construction, and improved forms of analysis and assessment.



Structural Engineering Reference Manual Eighth Edition

Structural Engineering Reference Manual  Eighth Edition Author Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng
ISBN-10 9781591264965
Release 2015-06-11
Pages 512
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Comprehensive Coverage for the 16-Hour Structural Engineering Exam The Structural Engineering Reference Manual prepares you for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It covers all exam topics and provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods. Exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced, and solving methods—including strength design for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained. You will learn how to apply concepts pertaining to vertical and lateral forces by reviewing the 244 example problems. You will also strengthen your problem-solving skills by working the 44 end-of-chapter practice problems. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your own solving approach. New for the 8th edition, both ASD and LRFD/SD solutions and explanations are provided for masonry problems, allowing you to familiarize yourself with different problem solving methods. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Structural Engineering Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to more than 700 equations, 60 tables, 190 figures, 8 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics covered: • Bridges • Foundations and Retaining Structures • Lateral Forces (Wind and Seismic) • Prestressed Concrete • Reinforced Concrete • Reinforced Masonry • Structural Steel • Timber Referenced Codes and Standards: • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) • International Building Code (IBC) • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7) • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS) • North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI) • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI) • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327) • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS) • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325)



Matrix Analysis Framed Structures

Matrix Analysis Framed Structures Author William Weaver
ISBN-10 9781468474879
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 547
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Matrix analysis of structures is a vital subject to every structural analyst, whether working in aero-astro, civil, or mechanical engineering. It provides a comprehensive approach to the analysis of a wide variety of structural types, and therefore offers a major advantage over traditional metho~ which often differ for each type of structure. The matrix approach also provides an efficient means of describing various steps in the analysis and is easily programmed for digital computers. Use of matrices is natural when performing calculations with a digital computer, because matrices permit large groups of numbers to be manipulated in a simple and effective manner. This book, now in its third edition, was written for both college students and engineers in industry. It serves as a textbook for courses at either the senior or first-year graduate level, and it also provides a permanent reference for practicing engineers. The book explains both the theory and the practical implementation of matrix methods of structural analysis. Emphasis is placed on developing a physical understanding of the theory and the ability to use computer programs for performing structural calculations.



Seismic Design Solved Problems

Seismic Design Solved Problems Author Majid Baradar, Pe
ISBN-10 1591264715
Release 2015-11-01
Pages 180
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Seismic Design Solved Problems has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Seismic Design Solved Problems also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Seismic Design Solved Problems book for free.



Modern Earthquake Engineering

Modern Earthquake Engineering Author Junbo Jia
ISBN-10 9783642318542
Release 2016-10-28
Pages 955
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This book addresses applications of earthquake engineering for both offshore and land-based structures. It is self-contained as a reference work and covers a wide range of topics, including topics related to engineering seismology, geotechnical earthquake engineering, structural engineering, as well as special contents dedicated to design philosophy, determination of ground motions, shock waves, tsunamis, earthquake damage, seismic response of offshore and arctic structures, spatial varied ground motions, simplified and advanced seismic analysis methods, sudden subsidence of offshore platforms, tank liquid impacts during earthquakes, seismic resistance of non-structural elements, and various types of mitigation measures, etc. The target readership includes professionals in offshore and civil engineering, officials and regulators, as well as researchers and students in this field.



Building Structures Illustrated

Building Structures Illustrated Author Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN-10 9781118848302
Release 2014-03-04
Pages 352
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A new edition of Francis D.K. Ching's illustrated guide to structural design Structures are an essential element of the building process, yet one of the most difficult concepts for architects to grasp. While structural engineers do the detailed consulting work for a project, architects should have enough knowledge of structural theory and analysis to design a building. Building Structures Illustrated takes a new approach to structural design, showing how structural systems of a building—such as an integrated assembly of elements with pattern, proportions, and scale—are related to the fundamental aspects of architectural design. The book features a one-stop guide to structural design in practice, a thorough treatment of structural design as part of the entire building process, and an overview of the historical development of architectural materails and structure. Illustrated throughout with Ching's signature line drawings, this new Second Edition is an ideal guide to structures for designers, builders, and students. Updated to include new information on building code compliance, additional learning resources, and a new glossary of terms Offers thorough coverage of formal and spatial composition, program fit, coordination with other building systems, code compliance, and much more Beautifully illustrated by the renowned Francis D.K. Ching Building Structures Illustrated, Second Edition is the ideal resource for students and professionals who want to make informed decisions on architectural design.



Materials and Joints in Timber Structures

Materials and Joints in Timber Structures Author Simon Aicher
ISBN-10 9789400778115
Release 2013-09-25
Pages 819
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This book contains the contributions from the RILEM International Symposium on Materials and Joints in Timber Structures that was held in Stuttgart, Germany from October 8 to 10, 2013. It covers recent developments in the materials and the joints used in modern timber structures. Regarding basic wooden materials, the contributions highlight the widened spectrum of products comprising cross-laminated timber, glulam and LVL from hardwoods and block glued elements. Timber concrete compounds, cement bonded wood composites and innovative light-weight constructions represent increasingly employed alternatives for floors, bridges and facades. With regard to jointing technologies, considerable advances in both mechanical connections and glued joints are presented. Self-tapping screws have created unprecedented options for reliable, strong as well as ductile joints and reinforcement technologies. Regarding adhesives, which constitute the basis of the jointing/laminating technology of modern timber products, extended options for tailor-made bonding solutions have to be stated. Apart from melamine-urea and phenolic-resorcinol adhesives, one-component-polyurethanes, emulsion isocyanate polymers and epoxies offer a wide range of possibilities. The contributions dealing with experimental and numerical investigations on static, cyclic and seismic behavior of structures clearly reveal the enhanced potential of modern timber construction for reliable and sustainable buildings and bridges of the new millennium. The book is structured in nine thematic areas, being I) Structures II) Mechanical Connections III) Glued Joints and Adhesives IV) Timber and Concrete/Cement/Polymer Composites V) Cyclic, Seismic Behavior VI) Hardwood, Modified Wood and Bamboo VII) Cross-Laminated Timber VIII) Properties and Testing of Wood IX) Glulam



Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers

Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers Author Paul A. Cuomo
ISBN-10 1888577940
Release 2003
Pages 158
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Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers offers a comprehensive review of the field of surveying specially tailored for the Engineering Surveying section of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. More than 120 practice problems with solutions reinforce what you learn. A detailed index allows you to quickly locate information during the exam.



MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS AND ASSOCIATED CRITERIA FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES

MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS AND ASSOCIATED CRITERIA FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES Author AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL. ENGINEERS
ISBN-10 0784414246
Release 2017
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MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS AND ASSOCIATED CRITERIA FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS AND ASSOCIATED CRITERIA FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS AND ASSOCIATED CRITERIA FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES book for free.



Civil Surveying Sample Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Civil Surveying Sample Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination Author Peter R. Boniface
ISBN-10 1591260000
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 45
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Contains two 50-problem sample exams covering all exam topics Complete solutions are included.



Increasing Seismic Safety by Combining Engineering Technologies and Seismological Data

Increasing Seismic Safety by Combining Engineering Technologies and Seismological Data Author Marco Mucciarelli
ISBN-10 9781402091964
Release 2008-11-30
Pages 382
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The current state-of-the-art allows seismologists to give statistical estimates of the probability of a large earthquake striking a given region, identifying the areas in which the seismic hazard is the highest. However, the usefulness of these estimates is limited, without information about local subsoil conditions and the vulnerability of buildings. Identifying the sites where a local ampli?cation of seismic shaking will occur, and identifying the buildings that will be the weakest under the seismic shaking is the only strategy that allows effective defence against earthquake damage at an affordable cost, by applying selective reinforcement only to the structures that need it. Unfortunately, too often the Earth’s surface acted as a divide between seism- ogists and engineers. Now it is becoming clear that the building behaviour largely depends on the seismic input and the buildings on their turn act as seismic sources, in an intricate interplay that non-linear phenomena make even more complex. These phenomena are often the cause of observed damage enhancement during past ear- quakes. While research may pursue complex models to fully understand soil dyn- ics under seismic loading, we need, at the same time, simple models valid on average, whose results can be easily transferred to end users without prohibitive expenditure. Very complex models require a large amount of data that can only be obtained at a very high cost or may be impossible to get at all.