With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies, and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provides worked examples of new and innovative findings that reveal background information behind the codes of practice in various parts of the world as well as the lessons learned from recent large-scale earthquakes.
This book aims to
- explain the latest state-of-the-art research on seismic design of foundations and related issues
- breakdown and explain the codes of practice into easy-to-understand concepts
- showcase worked examples at the end of each chapter highlighting the concepts covered
- cover case studies from all over the world, including Japan, New Zealand, India and Taiwan amongst others.
Seismic Design of Foundations presents state-of-the-art information which will be ideal for any student studying postgraduate civil engineering or structural engineering as well as researchers and practitioners working in the field of earthquake geotechnical engineering.
Subhamoy Bhattacharya is Chair in Geomechanics at University of Surrey, UK, and Adjunct Professor at Zhejiang University, China.
Rolando P. Orense is Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Domenico Lombardi is Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Manchester, UK.