Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings by Thomas PaulaySeismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings by Thomas Paulay

Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings

byThomas Paulay, M. J. N. Priestley

Hardcover | April 10, 1992

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Emphasizes actual structural design, not analysis, of multistory buildings for seismic resistance. Strong emphasis is placed on specific detailing requirements for construction. Fundamental design principles are presented to create buildings that respond to a wide range of potential seismic forces, which are illustrated by numerous detailed examples. The discussion includes the design of reinforced concrete ductile frames, structural walls, dual systems, reinforced masonry structures, buildings with restricted ductility and foundation walls. In addition to the examples, full design calculations are given for three prototype structures.
Title:Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry BuildingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 9.4 × 6.2 × 1.7 inPublished:April 10, 1992Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471549150

ISBN - 13:9780471549154

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete & Masonr A great book - sets the standard on this topic...
Date published: 2001-01-08

Table of Contents

Causes and Effects of Earthquakes: Seismicity--Structural Response--Seismic Action.

Principles of Member Design.

Reinforced Concrete Ductile Frames.

Structural Walls.

Dual Systems.

Masonry Structures.

Reinforced Concrete Buildings with Restricted Ductility.

Foundation Structures.

Appendices.

Symbols.

References.

Index.