Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures with Examples and Computer Coding is an attempt to clarify and simplify the complexity involved in estimating some basic input parameters required for such analyses.
The need for safe seismic design of structures has become a major concern for the engineering community due to the recent increase in damage to buildings caused by earthquakes. Therefore, there is a need to evaluate the safety of structures and to obtain clear answers to questions that raise questions about the safety of structures.
For many of these buildings, structural failure must be prevented, but limited damage is usually tolerated. As a matter of fact, nonlinear structural analysis has been a fundamental tool for the past 30 years, but it is not widely covered in university courses and therefore is not currently used comfortably by structural engineers.
On the other hand, the wide spread availability of efficient and complete structural analysis computer codes has relegated them to a passive attitude that opposes complete verification of the design process.
About the Book
The Advances in Earthquake Engineering series is primarily aimed at translating frontier technologies and research results and state-of-the-art professional practices in earthquake engineering. The series covers a variety of topic areas, including interdisciplinary earthquake engineering, smart structures and materials, optimal design and life-cycle costs, geotechnical engineering and soil-structure interaction, structural and system health monitoring, urban earthquake hazard mitigation, post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction, innovative numerical methods, laboratory and field testing the book will cover a variety of topic areas, including
This book, Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures, serves one of the aforementioned purposes. The book provides the nonlinear properties of reinforced concrete elements in a comprehensive form that is easily accessible to practicing engineers and researchers without the need to solve complex equations. By the step-by-step numerical procedures presented in this book. This book will serve not only as a reference for graduate students in civil, structural, and construction engineering, but also as an excellent research directory for researchers.