Improving the Earthquake Resilience of Buildings

The worst case approach

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-4143-3 (Print) 978-1-4471-4144-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-6

    Introduction

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 7-42

    Earthquake Resilience of High-Rise Buildings: Case Study of the 2011 Tohoku (Japan) Earthquake

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    Pages 43-64

    Simulation of Near-Field Pulse-Like Ground Motion

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    Pages 65-92

    Critical Characterization and Modeling of Pulse-Like Near-Field Strong Ground Motion

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    Pages 93-113

    Characteristics of Earthquake Ground Motion of Repeated Sequences

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    Pages 115-134

    Modeling Critical Ground-Motion Sequences for Inelastic Structures

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    Pages 135-149

    Response of Nonlinear SDOF Structures to Random Acceleration Sequences

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    Pages 151-175

    Use of Deterministic and Probabilistic Measures to Identify Unfavorable Earthquake Records

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    Pages 177-201

    Damage Assessment of Inelastic Structures Under Worst Earthquake Loads

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    Pages 203-220

    Critical Earthquake Loads for SDOF Inelastic Structures Considering Evolution of Seismic Waves

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    Pages 221-247

    Critical Correlation of Bidirectional Horizontal Ground Motions

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    Pages 249-275

    Optimal Placement of Visco-Elastic Dampers and Supporting Members Under Variable Critical Excitations

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    Pages 277-294

    Earthquake Response Bound Analysis of Uncertain Passively Controlled Buildings for Robustness Evaluation

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    Pages 295-312

    Earthquake Response Bound Analysis of Uncertain Base-Isolated Buildings for Robustness Evaluation

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    Pages 313-320

    Future Directions

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 321-324