Table of contents for Dynamics of structures : theory and applications to earthquake engineering / Anil K. Chopra.


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PART I SINGLE-DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM SYSTEMS                         1
1   Equations of Motion, Problem Statement, and Solution
Methods                                               3
2   Free Vibration                                        39
3   Response to Harmonic and Periodic Excitations         65
4   Response to Arbitrary, Step, and Pulse Excitations   125
5   Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response             165
6   Earthquake Response of Linear Systems                197
7   Earthquake Response of Inelastic Systems            257
8   Generalized Single-Degree-of-Freedom Systems         305
PART II MULTI-DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM SYSTEMS                         343
9   Equations of Motion, Problem Statement, and Solution
Methods                                               345
10  Free Vibration                                       401
11 Damping in Structures                                 447
12 Dynamic Analysis and Response of Linear Systems       467
13 Earthquake Analysis of Linear Systems                 507
14 Reduction of Degrees of Freedom                       593
15 Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response              609
16 Systems with Distributed Mass and Elasticity          629
17 Introduction to the Finite Element Method             661
PART III EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE AND DESIGN OF
MULTISTORY BUILDINGS                                    687
18 Earthquake Response of Linearly Elastic Buildings     689
19 Earthquake Analysis Response of Inelastic Buildings    707
20 Earthquake Dynamics of Base-Isolated Buildings         741
21 Structural Dynamics in Building Codes                  767
22 Structural Dynamics in Building Evaluation Guidelines  795



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Earthquake engineering, Structural dynamics