Propagation of Earthquake Waves in the Ground and Fundamentals of Earthquake Motion

  • Nozomu Yoshida
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 36)


Fundamental knowledge on the amplification and the attenuation of the earthquake waves, which is necessary to understand the wave propagation in the ground, is introduced in this chapter.


Ground Surface Peak Ground Acceleration Seismic Intensity Body Wave Natural Period 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nozomu Yoshida
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environment EngineeringTohoku Gakuin UniversityMiyagiJapan

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