Wave Propagation in Solids

by A. R. Robinson, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


The last fifty years have seen the development of a large number of application of the theory of wave propagation in solids to problems of interest to civil engineers. Most notable have been methods that make it possible to reduce the destructive effects of strong earthquake motions on buildings, power plants, pipelines, bridges, and vital services.

Subject Headings: Wave propagation | Soil-structure interaction | Power plants | Soil properties | Soil structures | Numerical methods | Ground motion | Infrastructure construction

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