By T.T. Soong, M.C. Costantinou
Base isolation, passive strength dissipation and energetic keep watch over characterize 3 leading edge applied sciences for defense of buildings below environmental rather a lot. more and more, they're being utilized to the layout of recent constructions or to the retrofit of present constructions opposed to wind, earthquakes and different exterior quite a bit. This booklet, with contributions from prime researchers from Japan, Europe, and the U.S., provides a balanced view of present study and world-wide improvement during this interesting and quickly increasing box. easy ideas in addition to functional layout and implementational concerns linked to the appliance of base isolation platforms and passive and lively keep an eye on units to civil engineering constructions are conscientiously addressed. Examples of structural purposes are awarded and largely mentioned.
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Passive and Active Structural Vibration Control in Civil Engineering (CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences) by T.T. Soong, M.C. Costantinou