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Earthquake Hazard Analysis

By: L Reiter

Columbia University Press

Hardback | May 1991 | #11765 | ISBN: 0231065345
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&i;"Provides the technical background needed to fully appreciate what goes into seismic hazard analysis and thus to better understand the strengths and weaknesses of what can emerge from such analysis."&o; - Science

Provides the technical background needed to fully appreciate what goes into seismic hazard analysis and thus to better understand the strengths and weaknesses of what can emerge from such analysis. -- "Science"


Contents

1. Seismic Hazard Analysis: the Relationship Between Scientists, Engineers and Lawyers2. Instrumental Seismicity3. Historical Seismicity4. Seismotectonic Sources5. Maximum Earthquakes6. Earthquake Ground Motion: Basic Concepts7. Earthquake Ground Motion: Estimation Techniques8. Earthquake Ground Motion: Site Effects9. Earthquake Ground Motion: Some Engineering Issues10. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis: Basic Concepts11. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis: Input and Issues12. Summary: Which Kind of Seismic Hazard Analysis is Best?Appendix: The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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