Best Reference Books – Advance Seismology, Earthquake and Geothermic

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advance Seismology, Earthquake and Geothermic subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advance Seismology, Earthquake and Geothermic along with reviews.

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1. “Advances in Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering)” by Michael N Fardis

“Advances in Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering)” Book Review: The book is beneficial for scientists and practitioners in the field of structural earthquake engineering, geotechnical earthquake engineering, engineering seismology and experimental dynamics. It includes ground motions for performance-based earthquake engineering. The book contains methods and implementation for performance-based seismic design and retrofitting. It also describes seismic testing for performance-based earthquake engineering.

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2. “Earthquake Hazard and Risk (Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research)” by Vladimír Schenk

“Earthquake Hazard and Risk (Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research)” Book Review: This book is useful for seismologists, geophysicists, earth scientists and all those who are involved in researches in earthquake hazard and seismic risk. The book describes the latest research in earthquake hazard and seismic risk. It discusses the algorithms and methods for seismological applications. It also discusses the physical and statistical nature of earthquake occurrences. The book presents the effects of surface seismological conditions.

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3. “Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” by C A Brebbia and G Oliveto

“Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” Book Review: The book discusses analysis and design of structures resistant to earthquake damage. It includes engineering seismology and applicable numerical methods. The book contains information about soil-structure interaction. It also discusses the principles of design of the structures resistant to earthquake damage.

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4. “Advances in Earthquake Engineering for Urban Risk Reduction” by Syed Tanvir Wasti and Guney Ozcebe

“Advances in Earthquake Engineering for Urban Risk Reduction” Book Review: This book discusses the assessment and rehabilitation of buildings, which are more vulnerable to earthquake damage. It also provides probabilistic prediction of structural damage. It gives an economical and practical approach to solve the problems of earthquakes.

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5. “Seismic Isolation for Earthquake-resistant Structures” by P Komodromos

“Seismic Isolation for Earthquake-resistant Structures” Book Review: The book is helpful for students and engineers who are interested in seismic isolation for earthquake resistant structures. The book describes seismic isolation to reduce earthquake damage in low to medium rise buildings. The book contains advantages and disadvantages of seismic isolation. It discusses the capability of seismic isolation to decouple a structure from the damaging effects of ground acceleration. The book also describes various seismic isolation systems thoroughly. It discusses the design methodology for seismically isolated structures.

6. “Geothermics: Heat Flow in the Lithosphere (SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences)” by Massimo Verdoya and Vincenzo Pasquale

“Geothermics: Heat Flow in the Lithosphere (SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences)” Book Review: The book is beneficial for students and engineers of earth sciences. The book discusses the heat transfer processes in the lithosphere. It describes the structure of the crust and upper mantle. It contains the information about geothermal flow and the thermal state of the lithosphere. The book discusses the theory of heat conduction. The book also discusses thermal properties and methods for determining thermal conductivity and radiogenic heat. It gives the knowledge of formation, upwelling mechanisms, solidification and cooling of magmas. Various examples are also provided in the book.

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7. “Applied Geothermics (Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences)” by Lev Eppelbaum and Izzy Kutasov

“Applied Geothermics (Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences)” Book Review: The book is valuable for students, researchers and all those who are interested in applying thermal field analysis in petroleum, water and ore geophysics, environmental and ecological studies and archaeological prospects. It discusses the origin of earth’s thermal field and thermal flow propagation. The book describes the thermal properties of permafrost and methods of curie discontinuity construction. The book includes thermal waters, geysers and mud volcanoes. It describes the evolution and thermodynamic conditions of the magma-ocean and early earth atmosphere. The book gives various examples showing interpretation of geothermal data.

8. “Geothermics and Geothermal Energy (Contributions to Current Research in Geophysics)” by RYBACH and STEGENA

9. “Geothermics: An Introduction (Universitext)” by I M Chapman and G Buntebarth

“Geothermics: An Introduction (Universitext)” Book Review: The book can be referred to by students of geophysics. The book presents the developments of geothermal heat. It also discusses the thermal state of the earth. It provides improved methods for temperature estimation. The book provides information about many aspects of geothermics.

10. “Geothermics With Special Reference to Application” by O Kappelmeyer and R Haenel

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