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Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering
Author: Chopra, Anil K.
Cover: Hard cover
Pages: 11
List Price: $146.00
Published by Prentice Hall
Date Published: 04/1995
ISBN: 0138552142
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PART I. SINGLEDEGREEOFFREEDOM SYSTEMS.
 1. Equations of Motion, Problem Statement, and Solution
Methods.
 2. Free Vibration.
 3. Response to Harmonic and Periodic Excitations.
 4. Response to Arbitrary, Step, and Pulse Excitations.
 5. Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response.
 6. Earthquake Response of Linear Systems.
 7. Earthquake Response of Inelastic Systems.
 8. Generalized SingleDegreeofFreedom Systems.
PART II. MULTIDEGREEOFFREEDOM SYSTEMS.
 9. Equations of Motion, Problem Statement, and Solution
Methods.
 10. Free Vibration.
 11. Damping in Structures.
 12. Dynamic Analysis and Response of Linear Systems.
 13. Earthquake Analysis of Linear Systems.
 14. Reduction of Degrees of Freedom.
 15. Numerical Solution of MDF Equations of Motion.
 16. Systems with Distributed Mass and Elasticity.
 17. Introduction to the Finite Element Method.
PART III. EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE AND DESIGN OF MULTISTORY
 BUILDINGS.
 18. Earthquake Response of Linearly Elastic Buildings.
 19. Earthquake Response of Inelastic Buildings.
 20. Dynamics of BaseIsolated Buildings.
 21. Structural Dynamics in Building Codes.
