Basic Mechanics of Earthquake-Resistant Design

  • Indrajit ChowdhuryEmail author
  • Shambhu P. Dasgupta
Part of the GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences book series (GEPS)


In this chapter, we will look into the analytical aspects of earthquake-resistant design of structures. It will show you systematically as to how the technology gradually developed from simplified equivalent static analysis that was practiced in infancy of earthquake engineering to sophisticated linear and nonlinear dynamic analysis that has become the present state of the art.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Civil Engineering DepartmentFuture Institute of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Civil Engineering DepartmentIIT KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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