Dynamic Response of Structures

by Gary C. Hart, Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024,
Richard B. Nelson, Prof. of Engrg. and Applied Sci.; Civ. Engrg. Dept., Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-526-6 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-526-5 (ISBN-10), 1986, Soft Cover, Pg. 891

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Conference information: Third Conference organized by the Engineering Mechanics Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers | Los Angeles, California, United States | March 31-April 2, 1986

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The primary goal of the third specialty conference on the dynamics of structures was to provide a forum for dialogue between engineers conducting experimental tests and those developing analytical models. Engineers specializing in the areas of earthquakes, wind, system identification, full-scale structural response, and structural control are represented in these proceedings. The coordinated program of United States and Japan earthquake research is reviewed. Laboratory test studies and wind tunnel studies are presented. Other topics include base isolation, strengthening of existing buildings, soil-structure interaction, and deterministic and probabilistic structural dynamics. Various kinds of structures—bridges, buildings, foundations, pipelines, and dams, for example—are covered.

Subject Headings: Structural dynamics | Structural response | Dynamic structural analysis | Dynamic response | Laboratory tests | Earthquakes | Structural systems | Structural system identification | United States | Japan | Asia


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