Best Reference Books – Advanced Structural Dynamics, Aerospace and Earthquake Engineering

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advanced Structural Dynamics, Aerospace and Earthquake Engineering subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advanced Structural Dynamics, Aerospace and Earthquake Engineering 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 would interest scientists, and advanced practitioners in structural earthquake engineering, engineering seismology, and experimental dynamics. The book contains important topics like Ground motions for performance-based earthquake engineering, methodologies for performance-based seismic design and retrofitting, implementation of performance-based seismic design and retrofitting, and advanced seismic testing for performance-based earthquake engineering.

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2. “Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics” by Victor Davidovici

“Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics” Book Review: The book includes recent and ongoing developments in the entire spectrum of topics in earthquake engineering and engineering seismology, research and practice. The book can be read by Engineers, and scientists. Beginners can also prefer this book as the language is easy to understand and the explanation of each concept is enough to know about it.

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3. “Dynamic Structural Design: Inverse Problem Approach: 6 (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” by I Takewaki

“Dynamic Structural Design: Inverse Problem Approach: 6 (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” Book Review: Finite element method, boundary element method that have stimulated the application of Inverse Problems in vibrations, are explained. Topics also include seismic-resistant design of building structures, the concept of ‘performance-based design’, dynamic structural design approach, inverse problem formulations, and many more. Each chapter contains simple models that makes it easier for readers to understand the formulas and concepts.

4. “Structural Damping: Applications in Seismic Response Modification (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” by Zach Liang and George C Lee

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“Structural Damping: Applications in Seismic Response Modification (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” Book Review: The book considers the dynamic responses of structures with added damping devices as systems governed by the combined effect of static stiffness, period, and damping of the structure-device system. Book has illustrated design examples for better understanding. The book is suggested for earthquake engineers as it provides them with the idea of choosing appropriate type of damper, and determining its amount and configuration.

5. “Structural Dynamics: Recent Advances” by G I Schueller

“Structural Dynamics: Recent Advances” Book Review: The book starts with the introduction of minor topics like Test of Stationarity and the Estimation of Modulating Functions, Earthquake Loading, Seismic Waves in Layered Soil: The Generalized Ray Theory and slowly approaches to higher-level topics like Exceedance Rate Including System Uncertainties, Computational Stochastic Structural Analysis (COSSAN), Earthquake Resistant Design of Anchored and Unanchored Liquid Storage Tanks Under Three-Dimensional Earthquake Excitation, Earthquake Resistance of Deep-Pile Foundations for Liquid Storage Tanks. Earthquake engineers are suggested this book.

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6. “Advances in Structural Engineering: Materials” by Vasant Matsagar

“Advances in Structural Engineering: Materials” Book Review: The book contains research papers. There are 3 volumes of the book with multidisciplinary areas. Earthquake engineering, structural dynamics, structural mechanics, finite element methods, structural vibration control, advanced cementitious and composite materials, bridge engineering, and soil-structure interaction, are some of its main concepts of focus. The book is helpful for UG-PG students, academicians, researchers, and practicing engineers.

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7. “Aircraft Engineering Principles” by Lloyd Dingle

“Aircraft Engineering Principles” Book Review: Contents of the book include Thermodynamics, Matter, Physics, Calculus, Statistical method, Light, Waves, Sound, Basic Aerodynamics, and other important topics. All the students pursuing engineering can read this book to get enough knowledge about Aircraft Engineering.

8. “Advanced Dynamics: Rigid Body, Multibody, and Aerospace Applications” by Reza N Jazar

“Advanced Dynamics: Rigid Body, Multibody, and Aerospace Applications” Book Review: The space between rigid body, multibody, and spacecraft dynamics is filled efficiently with suitable illustrations. Special applications are efficiently covered. The book enhances understanding of advanced systems across all related disciplines. Freshers, as well as professionals, can prefer this book.

9. “Probabilistic Structural Dynamics: Advanced Theory and Applications” by Y K Lin and G Q Cai

“Probabilistic Structural Dynamics: Advanced Theory and Applications” Book Review: The book introduces to the engineers the method of establishment of safety factors to build sound structures using a different approach. The book focuses on Structural Engineers. It will help them to overcome the use of traditional modelling systems by developing high-degree complex equations for solving problems.

10. “Advances in Smart Technologies in Structural Engineering (Computational Methods in Applied Sciences)” by Jan Holnicki-Szulc and C A Mota Soares

“Advances in Smart Technologies in Structural Engineering (Computational Methods in Applied Sciences)” Book Review: Disciplines of Electrical, Civil, and Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering can use this book as their textbook. Wireless Links in Smart Structures, Semi-Active Friction Damping of Flexible Lightweight Structures, Design of Adaptive Structures under Random Impact Conditions, Damage Detection of Structures Using Spectral Element Method, Spatial Filtering with Discrete Array Sensors and Distributed PVDF Films, Structural Health Monitoring, Controllability and Asymptotic Problems in Distributed Systems, Mechatronics in Vibration Monitoring and Control, are some topics that have been covered in the book.

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