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Improving earthquake and cyclone resistance of structures : guidelines for the Indian subcontinent / Sekhar Chandra Dutta, Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay.

By: Dutta, Sekhar Chandra.
Contributor(s): Mukhopadhyay, Parthasarathi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : TERI, 2012Description: xxiv, 304 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9788179933022 (hbk.).Subject(s): Natural disasters -- Case studies -- India | Emergency management -- India | Environmental risk assessment -- India | Earthquakes -- Safety measures | Cyclones -- Risk assessmentDDC classification: 363.34950954 DUT Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-295) and index.
Summary: This book is an attempt to introduce guidelines for the types of building structures frequently observed and built in the Indian subcontinent as well as in other developing countries. The guidelines are meant for both architectural and structural features, and include constructional aspects as well. The book introduces these guidelines in such a manner that all aspects can be properly understood, related, and implemented by practising engineers and architects. On the whole, the book may help develop awareness and sensitized technical manpower for combating the threats posed by natural disasters like earthquakes and cyclones. --Publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-295) and index.

This book is an attempt to introduce guidelines for the types of building structures frequently observed and built in the Indian subcontinent as well as in other developing countries. The guidelines are meant for both architectural and structural features, and include constructional aspects as well. The book introduces these guidelines in such a manner that all aspects can be properly understood, related, and implemented by practising engineers and architects. On the whole, the book may help develop awareness and sensitized technical manpower for combating the threats posed by natural disasters like earthquakes and cyclones. --Publisher description.

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