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Published by: Jitu Andre on Mar 19, 2011
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Earthquake Tips(1 to 24) - Learning Earthquake Design and construction

1: What Causes Earthquakes? 2 : How the Ground Shakes? 3 : What are Magnitude and Intensity? 4 : Where are Seismic Zones in India? 5 : What are the Seismic Effects on Structures? 6 : How Architectural Features Affect Buildings During Earthquakes? 7 : How Buildings Twist During Earthquakes? 8 : What is the Seismic Design Philosophy for Buildings? 9 : How to Make Buildings Ductile for Good Seismic Performance? 10 : How Flexibility of Buildings Affects their Earthquake Response? 11 : What are the Indian Seismic Codes? 12 : How Do Brick Masonry Houses Behave During Earthquakes? 13 : Why should Masonry Buildings have Simple Structural Configuration? 14 : Why are Horizontal Bands Necessary in Masonry Buildings? 15 : Why is Vertical Reinforcement Required in Masonry Buildings? 16 : How to Make Stone Masonry Buildings Earthquake Resistant? 17 : How do Earthquakes Affect Reinforced Concrete Buildings? 18 : How do Beams in RC Buildings Resist Earthquakes? 19 : How do Columns in RC Buildings Resist Earthquakes? 20: How do Beam-Column Joints in RC Buildings Resist Earthquakes? 21 : Why are Open-Ground Storey Buildings Vulnerable in Earthquakes? 22 : Why are Short Columns more Damaged During Earthquakes? 23 : Why are Buildings with Shear Walls Preferred in Seismic Regions? 24 : How to Reduce Earthquake Effects on Buildings?

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