Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

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


Though soil dynamics as a formal topic of study in civil engineering was prevalent since 1936 (mostly related to machine foundations), yet its metamorphosis to a new subject termed geotechnical earthquake engineering that is worthy of special attention was quite late.


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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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