Earthquake Hazard Analysis: Issues and Insights

Earthquake Hazard Analysis: Issues and Insights

by Leon Reiter

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Describes the basic structure, concepts, and application of deterministic and probabilistic seismic hazard analysis from a perspective useful to earth scientists, engineers, and decision-makers dealing with hazard evaluation. Draws on Reiter's long experience with government agencies concerned with

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231065344
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 06/10/1991
Series: Culture
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Seismic Hazard Analysis: the Relationship Between Scientists, Engineers and Lawyers
2. Instrumental Seismicity
3. Historical Seismicity
4. Seismotectonic Sources
5. Maximum Earthquakes
6. Earthquake Ground Motion: Basic Concepts
7. Earthquake Ground Motion: Estimation Techniques
8. Earthquake Ground Motion: Site Effects
9. Earthquake Ground Motion: Some Engineering Issues
10. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis: Basic Concepts
11. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis: Input and Issues
12. Summary: Which Kind of Seismic Hazard Analysis is Best?
Appendix: The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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