The Physics of Destructive Earthquakes


Thomas, Frederick | Chaney, Robert | Tseng, Richard

SKU: 9781643270777


This book is a concise introduction to the interactions between earthquakes and human-built structures (buildings, dams, bridges, power plants, pipelines and more). It focuses on the ways in which these interactions illustrate the application of basic physics principles and concepts, including inertia, force, shear, energy, acceleration, elasticity, friction and stability.


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