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PPI California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition – Comprehensive Guide on Seismic Design for the California Civil Seismic Principles Exam

Published by PPI a Kaplan Company
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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Comprehensive Guide on Seismic Design for the California Civil Seismic Principles Exam

California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis.

Topics Covered

  • Basic Seismology
  • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood)
  • Diaphragm Theory
  • Earthquake Characteristics
  • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures
  • General Structural Design
  • Response of Structures
  • Seismic Building Code
  • Special Design Features
  • Tilt-Up Construction
  • Vibration Theory


Referenced Codes and Standards
  • AISC 341
  • AISC 360
  • ACI 318
  • ACI 530
  • NDS
  • SDPWD
  • ASCE/SEI7
  • IBC


Key Features
  • 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems
  • More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach
  • Two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for
  • References throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 21 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company


 

  • Publisher: PPI a Kaplan Company (March 12, 2018)
  • Length: 280 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781591265665

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