Foreword. Preface. Introduction. Elements of engineering seismology. Elements of structural dynamics. Design principles and design seismic actions. Analysis of the structural system. Design action effects: safety verifications. Earthquake resistant properties of the materials of reinforced concrete. Earthquake resistant design of reinforced concrete linear elements. Earthquake resistant design of reinforced concrete planar elements. Evaluation of the seismic performance of buildings designed to modern design codes. Seismic pathologies. Emergency post-earthquake damage inspection and evaluation. Basic elements in the decision regarding post-earthquake rehabilitation. Repair and strengthening techniques. Index.
Andreas Kappos (Author)
G.G. Penelis (Author)