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Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Dear All,

I am looking for good reference book for geotechnical earthquake engineering.
Following topics should be covered in detail (with example calculation) :

1. Basics of PSHA Analysis with latest engineering approach (commonly used in industry)
2. Basics of Site Response Analysis with latest engineering approach (commonly used in industry)
3. Ground motion analysis based on ASCE 7-10.
4. Liquefaction analysis
5. Effect of earthquake on geotechnical parameters.

Can anybody suggest a good reference book ?


RE: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

I would start with the Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering book by Kramer...

RE: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

For Liquefaction you may read papers written by Seed

RE: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Dhoon, I'm not aware of a single handbook wich contains update stuff as you cite. There might be something very recent, which I'll have to search though.

The basics of earthquake geotechnical engineering are covered in the cited Kramer's book, which is not very recent but still very valid, a must read anyway.

A more recent one which I suggest is

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Authors: Towhata, Ikuo

The only book on site response that I know is Yoshida's 'sesimic ground response', I cannot say though it carries all the details you require.

Seismic Ground Response Analysis
Book by Nozomu Yoshida

Most material is found in scientific papers and in technical reports.


RE: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

There is geotechnical earthquake book by Robert Day. Probably is more updated than the one by Kramer. I know Kramer's is from 1996.

RE: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

The FHWA has free publications available for download.


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