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Kirby, Stephen H. Earthquake. In McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology.
9th ed. v. 5. New York, McGraw-Hill, c2002. p. 803-808.
Rikitake, Tsuneji, and Kazuo Hamada. Earthquake prediction.
In Encyclopedia of physical science and technology. 3rd. ed.
v. 4. San Diego, Academic Press, c2002. p. 743-760.
Stein, Seth, and Eryn Klosko. Earthquake mechanisms and plate
tectonics. In Encyclopedia of physical science and technology.
3rd. ed. v. 4. San Diego, Academic Press, c2002. p. 731-742.
Whitman, Robert. Earthquake engineering. In Encyclopedia
of physical science and technology. 3rd. ed. v. 4. San Diego, Academic
Press, c2002. p. 717-729.
Subject headings used by the Library of Congress, under which books on earthquakes can be located in most card, book, and online catalogs, are listed below. Many of these subject headings may be subdivided.
Bolt, Bruce A. Earthquakes. 5th ed. New York, W. H. Freeman,
2003. 378 p.
Hough, Susan Elizabeth. Earthshaking science: what we know
(and don’t know) about earthquakes. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University
Press, c2002. 238 p.
Living on an active earth: perspectives on earthquake science.
Committee on the Science of Earthquakes, Board on Earth Sciences
and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research
Council of the National Academies. Washington, National Academies
Press, c2003. 418 p.
Prager, Ellen J. Furious earth: the science and nature of
earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. New York, McGraw-Hill, c2000. 235 p.
Stein, Seth, and Michael Wysession. An introduction to seismology,
earthquakes, and earth structure. Malden, MA, Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Stover, Carl W., and Jerry L. Coffman. Seismicity of the
United States, 1568-1989 (revised). Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off.,
1993. 418 p. (U.S. Geological Survey professional paper, 1527)
Yeats, Robert S., Kerry Sieh, and Clarence R. Allen. The
geology of earthquakes. New York, Oxford University Press, 1997. 568 p.
Bulletin of the International Seismological Centre. Bulletin
du Centre séismologique international. 1964- Thatcham, Berkshire,
UK, International Seismological Centre. bimonthly.
Crouch, Nathaniel. The general history of earthquakes.
London, A. Bettesworth, 1734. 177 p.
Dahlen, F. A., and Jeroen Tromp. Theoretical global seismology.
Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, c1998. 1025 p.
Davison, Charles. The founders of seismology. New York, Arno
Press, 1978. 240 p.
Davison, Charles. Great earthquakes. London, T. Murby & Co.,
1936. 286 p.
Earthquake geodynamics: seismic case studies. Editor, E. L. Lekkas.
Southhampton, UK, Boston, WIT Press, c2004. 176 p. (Advances in
earthquake engineering, v. 12)
Felt and damaging earthquakes. Séismes ressentis et destructeurs. 1976-1990. Thatcham, Berkshire, UK, International Seismological
Housner, G. W. (George William). Selected earthquake engineering
papers of George W. Housner. New York, American Society of Civil
Engineers, c1990. 783 p.
Innovative approaches to earthquake engineering. Edited by G.
Oliveto. Southhampton, UK, Boston, WIT Press, c2002. 323 p. (Advance
in earthquake engineering, v. 10)
Regional catalogue of earthquakes. Catalogue régional
de séismes. Regional’nyi katalog zemletriasenii. 1964-2000.
Thatcham, Berkshire, UK, International Seismological Centre. semiannual.
Richter, C. F. Elementary seismology. San Francisco, W. H. Freeman,
1958. 768 p.
Scholz, C. H. (Christopher H.) The mechanics of earthquakes
and faulting. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK, New York, Cambridge University
Press, 2002. 471 p.
Shearer, Peter M. Introduction to seismology. Cambridge, UK,
New York, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Udías Vallina, Agustín. Principles of seismology. Cambridge, UK, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1999. 475
Specialized Titles about Seismic Design
Ambrose, James E., and Dimitry Vergun. Design for earthquakes.
New York, John Wiley, c1999. 363 p.
Arnold, Christopher, Robert Reitherman, with the assistance of
Eric Elsesser and Dianne Whitaker. Building configuration and
seismic design. New York, Wiley, c1982. 296 p.
Baradar, Majid. 345 solved seismic design problems. 4th ed. Belmont,
CA, Professional Publications, c2000.
Bridge engineering: seismic design. Edited by Wai-Fah
Chen, Lian Duan. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, c2003. 1v.
Concrete structures in earthquake regions: design and analysis.
Edited by Edmund Booth. Harlow, Essex, UK, Longman Scientific & Technical;
New York, Copublished in the U.S. with J. Wiley, 1994. 368 p.
Connor, J. J. (Jerome J.). Introduction to structural motion
control. Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall Pearson Education,
Inc., c2003. 680 p.
Dowrick, David J. Earthquake resistant design: for engineers
and architects. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex, UK, New York,
Wiley, c1987. 519 p.
Englekirk, Robert E. Seismic design of reinforced and precast
concrete buildings. Hoboken, NJ, Wiley, 2003.
Fanella, David A., and Javeed A. Munshi. Design of concrete
buildings for earthquake and wind forces according to the 1997
code. Skokie, IL, Portland Cement Association, c1998. 1 v.
Komodromos, Petros I. Seismic isolation for earthquake-resistant
structures. Southhampton, UK, Boston, WIT Press, c2000. 201 p.
(Advances in earthquake engineering, 7)
Lagorio, Henry J. Earthquakes: an architect’s guide to
nonstructural seismic hazards. New York, Wiley, c1990. 312 p.
Modeling of inelastic behavior of RC structures under seismic
loads. Edited by P. Benson Shing, Tada-aki Tanabe. Reston, VA,
American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001. 624 p.
Penelis, George G., and Andreas J. Kappos. Earthquake-resistant
concrete structures. London, New York, E & FN Spon, 1997. 572
Practical guide to seismic restraint. James R. Tauby and others.
Atlanta, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning
Engineers, c1999. 153 p.
Primer on seismic isolation. Sponsored by Task Committee on Seismic
Isolation, Seismic Effects Committee ... of the American Society
of Civil Engineers. Edited by Andrew W. Taylor, Takeru Igusa. Reston,
VA, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2004. 58 p.
Seismic design of reinforced concrete structures for controlled
inelastic response: design concepts. Comité euro-international
du béton. London, Thomas Telford, 1998. 174 p.
Seismic rehabilitation of concrete structures. Editors, Gajanan
M. Sabnis, Avanti C. Shroff, Lawrence F. Kahn. Farmington Hills,
MI, American Concrete Institute, c1996. 318 p.
Skinner, R. Ivan (Robert Ivan), William H. Robinson, and Graeme
H. McVerry. An introduction to seismic isolation. Chichester, UK,
New York, Wiley, c1993. 354 p.
Stratta, James L. Manual of seismic design. Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, Prentice-Hall, c1987. 272 p.
Takewaki, Izuru. Dynamic structural design: inverse problem
approach. Southampton, UK, Boston, WIT Press, c2000. 259 p. (Advances in
earthquake engineering, v. 6)
Williams, Alan. Civil engineering: seismic design: review
for the breadth/depth exam in civil engineering. Austin, TX, Engineering
Press, c2000. 103 p.
Williams, Alan. Seismic design of buildings and bridges:
for civil and structural engineers. 2002-2003 ed. Oxford, UK, New York,
Oxford University Press, 2003. 470 p.
Catalogue of ancient earthquakes in the Mediterranean area
up to the 10th century. Edited by Emanuela Guidoboni with the collaboration
of Alberto Comastri and Giusto Traina; translated from the Italian
by Brian Phillips. Rome, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica, c1994.
Catalogue of Chinese earthquakes, 1831 B.C.--1969 A.D. Edited
by Gu Gongxu, and others. Beijing, Science Press, 1989. 872 p.
Geschwind, Carl-Henry. California earthquakes: science, risk,
and the politics of hazard mitigation. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins
University Press, c2001. 337 p.
Hough, Susan Elizabeth. Finding fault in California: an earthquake
tourist’s guide. Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2004.
National Research Council. Committee on the Alaska Earthquake. The great
Alaska earthquake of 1964. Washington, National Academy of Sciences, 1968-1973.
8 v. (National Academy of Sciences, Washington, Publication, 1601-1608)
Page, Jake, and Charles B. Officer. The big one: the earthquake
that rocked early America and helped create a science. Boston,
Houghton Mifflin, c2004. 239 p.
Coburn, Andrew, and Robin Spence. Earthquake protection. 2nd
ed. Chichester, West Sussex, Eng., Hoboken, NJ, J. Wiley, c2002.
Dowrick, David J. Earthquake risk reduction. Chichester, West
Sussex, Eng., Hoboken, NJ, J. Wiley, c2003. 506 p.
Earthquake geodynamics: seismic case studies. Editor, E. L. Lekkas.
Southampton, UK, Boston, WIT, c2004. 176 p. (Advances in earthquake
engineering, v. 12)
Earthquake microzoning. Edited by Carlos Oliveira, Antoni Roca.
Basel, Boston, Birkäuser, 2002. p. 2291-2647.
Earthquake prediction--state of the art. Edited by Max Wyss,
Renata Dmowska. Basel, Boston, Birkäuser Verlag, 1997. 264
Guha, S. K. (Santosh Kumar). Induced earthquakes. Boston, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, c2000. 314 p.
Lomnitz, Cinna. Fundamentals of earthquake prediction. New York,
John Wiley & Sons, c1994. 326 p.
Bibliography: p. 309-321.
Reinforced soil engineering: advances in research and practice. Edited by Hoe I. Ling, Dov Leshchinsky, Fumio Tatsuoka. New York,
M. Dekker, c2003. 512 p. (Civil and environmental engineering,
Seismic tomography: theory and practice. Edited by H. M. Iyer
and K. Hirahara. London, New York, Chapman & Hall, 1993. 842
Wave motion in earthquake engineering. Edited by E. Kausel and
G. Manolis. Southampton, UK, Boston, WIT Press, c2000. 362 p. (Advances
in earthquake engineering, v. 5)
Computer analysis and design of earthquake resistant structures:
a handbook. Editors, D. E. Beskos and S. A. Anagnostopoulos. Southampton,
UK, Boston, Computational Mechanics Publications, c1997. 913 p.
(International series on advances in earthquake engineering, v.
3) Includes bibliographies.
Day, Robert W. Geotechnical earthquake engineering handbook. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2002. 1 v.
Earthquake engineering handbook. Edited by Wai-Fah Chen, Charles
Scawthorn. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, c2003. 1 v.
International handbook of earthquake and engineering seismology.
Edited by William H. K. Lee and others. Amsterdam, Boston, Academic
Press, 2002-2003. 2 v. (International geophysics series, v. 81)
International handbook of earthquake engineering: codes,
programs, and examples. Edited by Mario Paz. New York, Chapman & Hall,
1994. 545 p.
Ritchie, David, and Alexander E. Gates. Encyclopedia of earthquakes
and volcanoes. New ed. New York, Facts on File, c2001. 306 p.
The Seismic design handbook. Edited by Farzad Naeim. 2nd ed. Boston,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, c2001. 830 p.
International Conference on Earthquake Resistant Engineering
Structures (4th, 2003, Ancona, Italy). Earthquake resistant
engineering structures IV. Editors, G. Latini, C. A. Brebbia. Southampton,
UK, Boston, WIT, 2003. 379 p. (Advances in earthquake engineering,
International Conference on Earthquake Risk Minimization (2002,
Nicosia, Cyprus). Proceedings: International Conference on
Earthquake Risk Minimization, Nicosia, 14-16 March 2002. Edited by George
Petrides and others. Nicosia, Cyprus, Geological Survey Dept.,
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment in corporation
[i.e. cooperation] with the Ministry of the Interiors and the Technical
Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK), 2002. 339 p.
International Workshop on Seismic Design Methodologies for the
Next Generation of Codes (1997, Bled, Slovenia). Seismic design
methodologies for the next generation of codes: proceedings of
the International Workshop on Seismic Design Methodologies for
the Next Generation of Codes, Bled, Slovenia, 24-27 June 1997.
Edited by Peter Fajfar, Helmut Krawinkler. Rotterdam, Brookfield,
Vt., Balkema, 1997. 411 p.
Japan-Turkey Workshop on Earthquake Engineering (3rd, 2000, Istanbul,
Turkey). Proceedings of the Third Japan-Turkey Workshop on
Earthquake Engineering: 21-25 February 2000, Istanbul. Editors, M. Hasan Boduroglu
and others. Istanbul, Istanbul Technical University, 2000. 2 v.
U.S. Conference on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (6th, 2003,
Long Beach, CA). Advancing mitigation technologies and disaster
response for lifeline systems: proceedings of the sixth U.S. Conference
and Workshop on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering, August 10-13,
2003, Long Beach, California. Edited by James E. Beavers. Reston,
VA, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2003. 1078 p. (Technical
Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering monograph, no. 25)
Carder, Dean S., ed. Earthquake investigations in the Western United
States, 1931-1964. Washington, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Coast and Geodetic Survey,
U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1965. 264 p. (United States. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Coffman, Jerry L., and Carl A. Von Hake. Earthquake history of
the United States. Rev. ed. (through 1970). Boulder, Colo., Environmental
Data Service; Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1973. 208 p.
States. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Publication, 41-1)
Coffman, Jerry L. Earthquake history of the United States.
(1971-76 supplement.) Boulder, Colo., U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration; U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological
Survey; Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1979. 41 p. (United
States. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Publication, 41-1)
Poppe, Barbara B. Directory of world seismograph stations. World
Data Center A for Solid Earth Geophysics. Boulder, CO, The Center,
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
Environmental Data and Information Service, 1980- (Report SE-25)
Poppe, Barbara B. Historical survey of U.S. seismograph stations. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1979.
United States earthquakes. 1928- Washington, U.S. Geological Survey; U.S. Govt. Print. Off. annual. QE535.2.U6U55
TECHNICAL REPORTS and other literature may be identified in the following abstracting and indexing journals:
Reports listed below are available in the microform collection of the Science, Technology & Business Division. These and other reports on the subject may also be purchased from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5825 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161. NTIS telephone: (703) 605-6585. http://www.ntis.gov
DISSERTATIONS may be identified by using online resources or the following indexes located in the Main Reading Room. Consult any reference librarian about options. Some dissertations may be available in full text through electronic resources on public terminals at the Library of Congress.
Chen, Youlin. Modeling and imaging asperities on a fault
plane and characterizing spatial and temporal patterns of precursory
seismicity. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2005.
Erbay, Omer Onur. A methodology to assess seismic risk for
populations of unreinforced masonry buildings. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms,
Ibarra, Luis F. Global collapse of frame structures under seismic excitations.
Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2004.
Kanvinde, Amit M. Micromechanical simulation of earthquake-induced
fracture in steel structures. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms,
Mavroeidis, George P. Modeling and simulation of near-fault strong ground
motions for earthquake engineering applications. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms,
Sin, Myoungsu. Performance of reinforced concrete edge beam-column-slab
connections subjected to earthquake loading. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2004.
Bibliography of seismology. Thatcham, Berkshire, UK, International
Seismological Centre, 1965- Biennial.
Manson, Connie, and Lee Walking. Tsunamis on the Pacific
Coast of Washington State and adjacent areas: a selected, annotated,
bibliography and directory. Olympia, WA, Washington State Dept.
of Natural Resources, 1998. 40 p. (Open file report, Washington
Division of Geology and Earth Resources, 98-4)
Rubin, Claire B. Earthquake mitigation: a bibliography. Boulder,
CO, Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center,
University of Colorado, 1992. 66 p. (Topical bibliography, no.
Abstracting and indexing services that index relevant journal
articles and other literature are listed. Some suggested terms
include "Earthquakes," "Seismic Theory," "Aftershocks," "Microseisms," "Seismological
Stations," "Earthquakes and Building," "Seismometers
and Seismometry," "Seismometry," "Seismic Surveys," all
headings beginning with "Earthquake(s)," headings listed
in the Subject Headings section of this guide, or more specific
headings, depending upon the topic of interest. Many of the titles
are now available in electronic format.
Journals that often contain relevant articles include the following:
Ambraseys, N. The seismic activity of the Marmara Sea region
over the last 2000 years. Bulletin of the Seismological Society
of America, v. 92, Feb. 2002: 1-18.
Camassi, R., and V. Castelli. Looking for “new” earthquake
data in the 17th-18th century European “newssellers” network.
Journal of earthquake engineering, v. 8, May 2004: 335-359.
Lagomarsino, Sergio, and Stefano Podesta. Seismic vulnerability
of ancient churches: I. Damage assessment and emergency planning.
Earthquake spectra, v. 20, May 2004: 377-394.
Legg, Mark R., Jose C. Borrero and Costas E. Synolakis. Tsunami
hazards associated with the Catalina Fault in Southern California.
Earthquake spectra, v. 20, Aug. 2004: 917-950.
Lomnitz, Cinna. Major earthquakes of Chile: a historical survey,
1535-1960. Seismological research letters, v. 75, May/June 2004:
Monaco, C., and L. Tortorici. Faulting and effects of earthquakes
on Minoan archaeological sites in Crete (Greece). Tectonophysics,
v. 382, Apr. 9, 2004: 103-116.
Ryan, Keri L., and Anil K. Chopra. Estimation of seismic demands
on isolators in asymmetric buildings using non-linear analysis.
Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, v. 33, Mar. 2004:
Stothers, Richard B. Ancient and modern earthquake lights in
northwestern Turkey. Seismological research letters, v. 75, Mar./Apr.
Selected materials available in the Science Reading Room pamphlet boxes include the following:
THE INTERNET offers a growing number of sites useful for finding information on earthquakes. Several of the organizations listed above provide links to related sites from their web sites. You might try the sites described below, or use your favorite search engine and appropriate key works to identify more specific resources.
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