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Seismology is the study of earthquakes. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering is an informative book, published by Persons Education in 2003, that is available on Snapdeal under the head of academic and professional publications that speaks about the study of earthquakes along with their disastrous after effects.
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering is an informative representation of the study of earthquakes. Focusing on the damaging after effects of such geographical calamities, the book clearly enlists the colossal destruction caused to different constructions including skyscrapers, bridges and other structures.
Highlighting the prime factors leading to earthquakes, the book throws light on the soil and arrangement of rocks in the layers of the earth. Offering a vivid study on the concepts of seismology and earthquakes, the book reiterates the influence of strong ground motion on earthquakes along with the analysis of the long standing hazards that are experienced by the society at large.
About the Author
Steven L Kramer (Steve Kramer) is the author of this book who has many qualifications as his last name. He is a Bachelor of Science, a Masters in Engineering along with a Doctorate degree from the University of California. Majorly focusing on soil liquefaction as his subject of interest, his dedicated efforts in the fields of site response analysis, seismic slope stability and hazard analysis are widely acclaimed.
A recipient of the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation, he currently serves as an active member of the faculty of the European School for Advanced Studies in the Reduction of Seismic Risk School affiliated to the University of Pavia in Italy.
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