# Earthquake-resistant structures

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This resource is about learning, teaching, and research that relates to earthquake-resistant structures.

## Discussion questions and essay ideas[edit | edit source]

- Why is it important to design buildings that are earthquake-resistant?
- What are some good ways to learn about earthquake-resistant building design?
- How can very tall buildings be designed to be earthquake-resistant?

## Learning resources[edit | edit source]

### Local[edit | edit source]

- Tectonic hazards
- Tectonic hazards/Earthquake
- Tectonic hazards/Earthquake simulation
- Tectonic hazards/Earthquake engineering
- Tectonic hazards/Earthquake loss estimation
- Tectonic hazards/Richter scale
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic fitness
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic design
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic performance analysis
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic retrofit
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic risk
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic load
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic performance
- Tectonic hazards/Seismogram
- Tectonic hazards/Seismology
- Tectonic hazards/Seismometer
- Tectonic hazards/Tsunami
- Earthquake protector
- Earthquake performance simulation
- Seismic sustainability
- Vibration control
- Building code
- Tectonic hazards/Tsunami
- Plate tectonics and the structure of the Earth's crust
- Vibration
- Hysteretic damper
- Seismic damper
- EPETO
- Tectonic hazards/Seismic performance evaluation
- Tuned Mass Damper
- Building elevation control
- Resonance

### Wikipedia[edit | edit source]

- Emergency management
- Earthquake engineering
- Earthquake preparedness
- Seismic retrofit
- Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
- Earthquake simulation
- Mitigation of seismic motion
- Seismic base isolation
- Vibration isolation
- Tuned mass damper
- OpenSees
- Seismic hazard
- Seismic analysis
- Structural engineering
- Earthquake-resistant structures
- Seismic response of landfill
- Glossary of structural engineering
- Construction engineering
- Index of structural engineering articles
- List of bridge failures
- List of structural engineering software
- Structural fracture mechanics
- Catastrophic failure
- Structural integrity and failure
- Mechanical resonance
- Progressive collapse
- Structural integrity and failure
- Applied element method
- Extreme Loading for Structures
- Modal analysis using FEM
- Finite element method in structural mechanics
- Structural dynamics
- Vibration control
- Active vibration control
- Anti-vibration compound
- Metallic roller bearing
- Seismic base isolation
- Seismic analysis
- Tsunami-proof building

### External[edit | edit source]

#### Learning sites and articles[edit | edit source]

- Earthquake Monitoring of Structures
- Earthquake retrofit
- Earthquake proofing for buildings
- How Do We Know What Makes a Building Earthquake Resistant?
- Why do countries struggle to make earthquake-proof buildings?
- Earthquake Design of Large Structures
- Mitigate Seismic Risk Through Earthquake-resistant Buildings
- The Seismic Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings
- Seismic Study Finds Solution to Make Wood-Frame Buildings Earthquake-Proof
- Seismic Planning
- Seismic-Proof Buildings in Developing Countries
- Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings
- Seismic Design Principles
- Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction
- Seismic Building Codes

#### Learning videos[edit | edit source]

- The Future of Earthquake-Proof Buildings
- How We Design Buildings To Survive Earthquakes
- How Japan Is Building Disaster-Proof Skyscrapers

## See also[edit | edit source]

- Wind engineering - during an Earthquake, wind could possibly be a factor in building stability and integrity.