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SeCtIon 1 BASIC SeISmology
1.1 What causes earthquakes?
1.2 Where do earthquakes occur?
1.3 How is the severity of an earthquake measured?
1.4 How often do earthquakes occur?
1.5 What are the principal effects of earthquakes?
1.6 How do earthquakes affect buildings?
2.3 What is an acceleration response spectrum?
2.2 What is response history analysis?
2.5 What is inelastic response?
2.4 What is response spectrum analysis?
2.6 What is ductility?
3.4 What is Site Class, and why is it important?
3.10 What is redundancy?
3.14 What is capacity design?
3.15 What is overstrength?
3.13 What is expected strength?
3.17 When should I use the AISC 341?
4.4 What is a demand-critical weld?
4.5 What is a protected zone?
5.3 What is a Buckling-Restrained Braced Frame?
5.4 What is a Special Plate Shear Wall?
5.2 What is an Eccentrically Braced Frame?
5.7 What is a staggered truss system?
9.1 What is a composite system?
SeCtIon 9 CompoSIte SyStemS
10.1 The 1906 San Francisco earthquake
10.2 The 1933 Long Beach earthquake
10.4 The 1971 San Fernando earthquake
10.5 The 1979 Imperial Valley earthquake
10.7 The 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake
10.8 The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake
10.6 The 1985 Mexico City earthquake
10.9 The 1994 Northridge earthquake
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Earthquake and Seismic Design

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