Equation of Motion

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


Governing differential equation to control the vibration of the ground is called a wave equation, an equation of vibration, or an equation of motion. They are essentially equivalent but appearance may be different depending on the way to derive it.


Seismic Ground Response Analysis Earthquake Motion Absolute Acceleration Absolute Displacement Natural frequencyNatural Frequency 
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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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