Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781845695187, 9781845695736

Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering

1st Edition

Theory and Application Using Mathematica and Matlab

Authors: S Rajasekaran
Hardcover ISBN: 9781845695187
eBook ISBN: 9781845695736
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 30th May 2009
Page Count: 896
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Table of Contents

Introduction to dynamics. Part 1 Structural dynamics in relation to earthquakes: Free vibration of single-degree-of-freedom systems (undamped) in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Free vibration of single-degree-of-freedom systems (under-damped) in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Forced vibration (harmonic force) of single-degree-of-freedom systems in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Response of structures to periodic dynamic loadings; Response of structures to impulse loads; Dynamic response of structures using numerical methods; Generalized coordinates and energy methods in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Two-degrees-of-freedom linear system response of structures; Free vibration of multiple degrees of freedom in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Numerical solution methods for natural frequencies and mode shapes in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Time history response by mode superposition in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Free and forced vibration of a continuous system in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Finite element method in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Differential quadrature and transformation methods for vibration problems in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes. Part 2 Response of structures to earthquakes: Earthquakes and earthquake ground motion; Earthquake response spectra; Earthquake analysis of linear systems; Building codes for a seismic design; Response of structures to earthquakes: Approximate analysis techniques for lateral loads; Response of structures to earthquakes: Analysis of shear walls.


Description

Introduction to dynamics. Part 1 Structural dynamics in relation to earthquakes: Free vibration of single-degree-of-freedom systems (undamped) in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Free vibration of single-degree-of-freedom systems (under-damped) in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Forced vibration (harmonic force) of single-degree-of-freedom systems in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Response of structures to periodic dynamic loadings; Response of structures to impulse loads; Dynamic response of structures using numerical methods; Generalized coordinates and energy methods in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Two-degrees-of-freedom linear system response of structures; Free vibration of multiple degrees of freedom in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Numerical solution methods for natural frequencies and mode shapes in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Time history response by mode superposition in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Free and forced vibration of a continuous system in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Finite element method in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes; Differential quadrature and transformation methods for vibration problems in relation to structural dynamics during earthquakes. Part 2 Response of structures to earthquakes: Earthquakes and earthquake ground motion; Earthquake response spectra; Earthquake analysis of linear systems; Building codes for a seismic design; Response of structures to earthquakes: Approximate analysis techniques for lateral loads; Response of structures to earthquakes: Analysis of shear walls.

Key Features

  • Explains the dynamic response of structures to earthquakes including periodic dynamic loadings and impulse loads
  • Examines common analysis techniques such as natural mode superposition, the finite element method and numerical solutions
  • Investigates this important topic in terms of both theory and practise with the inclusion of practical exercise and diagrams

Readership

Civil and structural engineers; Students


Details

No. of pages:
896
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845695736
Hardcover ISBN:
9781845695187

About the Authors

S Rajasekaran Author

Dr S. Rajasekaran is Professor of Infrastructure Engineering at the PSG College of Technology, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

PSG College of Technology, India