Innovative Approaches to Earthquake Engineering
WIT Press, 2002 - Architecture - 323 pages
Embracing a wide spectrum of problems and providing an extensive view of modern seismic engineering, this volume features invited chapters from leading experts in this dynamic field. It will be invaluable to research students, practicing engineers, architectural and design specialists, government officials and public policy makers.
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