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M. J. N. Priestley - Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges - 9780471579984 - V9780471579984
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Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges

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Description for Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges Hardcover. This book addresses the seismic design and retrofit of bridges. It provides detailed information on the seismic considerations in the design of a wide range of substructures including beam and slab, box girder, arch, cable, stayed, and suspension bridges. Num Pages: 704 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC; TNCC; TNCJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 167 x 241 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1224.
Because of their structural simplicity, bridges tend to beparticularly vulnerable to damage and even collapse when subjectedto earthquakes or other forms of seismic activity. Recentearthquakes, such as the ones in Kobe, Japan, and Oakland,California, have led to a heightened awareness of seismic risk andhave revolutionized bridge design and retrofit philosophies.

In Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges, three of the world's topauthorities on the subject have collaborated to produce the mostexhaustive reference on seismic bridge design currently available.Following a detailed examination of the seismic effects of actualearthquakes on local area bridges, the authors demonstrate designstrategies that will ... Read more

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About M. J. N. Priestley
M. J. N. PRIESTLEY and F. SEIBLE are professors in the Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences of the University of California at San Diego. G. M. CALVI is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Structures at the University of Pavia in Italy.

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