9780130869739

Dynamics of Structures : Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering

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    9780130869739

  • ISBN10:

    0130869732

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This second edition includes many topics encompassing the theory of structural dynamics and the application of this theory regarding earthquake analysis, response, and design of structures. Covers the inelastic design spectrum to structural design; energy dissipation devices; Eurocode; theory of dynamic response of structures; structural dynamics theory; and more. Ideal for readers interested in Dynamics of Structures and Earthquake Engineering.

Table of Contents

PART I SINGLE-DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM SYSTEMS 1(342)
Equations of Motion, Problem Statement, and Solution Methods
3(36)
Free Vibration
39(26)
Response to Harmonic and Periodic Excitations
65(60)
Response to Arbitrary, Step, and Pulse Excitations
125(40)
Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response
165(32)
Earthquake Response of Linear Systems
197(60)
Earthquake Response of Inelastic Systems
257(48)
Generalized Single-Degree-of-Freedom Systems
305(38)
PART II MULTI-DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM SYSTEMS 343(344)
Equations of Motion, Problem Statement, and Solution Methods
345(56)
Free Vibration
401(46)
Damping in Structures
447(20)
Dynamic Analysis and Response of Linear Systems
467(40)
Earthquake Analysis of Linear Systems
507(86)
Reduction of Degrees of Freedom
593(16)
Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response
609(20)
Systems with Distributed Mass and Elasticity
629(32)
Introduction to the Finite Element Method
661(26)
PART III EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE AND DESIGN OF MULTISTORY BUILDINGS 687(96)
Earthquake Response of Linearly Elastic Buildings
689(18)
Earthquake Response of Inelastic Buildings
707(24)
Earthquake Dynamics of Base-Isolated Buildings
731(24)
Structural Dynamics in Building Codes
755(28)
Appendix A Frequency-Domain Method of Response Analysis 783

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