Chandrasekaran with fast free shipping on every used book we have in stock!. Elements of earthquake engineering by Jai Krishna; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Earthquake engineering. In order to reduce the seismic risk facing many densely populated regions worldwide, including Canada and the United. States, modern earthquake. This preview shows page 9 - 11 out of 12 pages.
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WhatsApp Dr. Jai Krishna was an eminent civil engineer who specialised in earthquake engineering. He is known for his illustrious service at the University of Roorkee, from to , going on to become its vice chancellor between and Jai Krishna made many pioneering contributions as an educator, researcher, innovator and institution builder. Housner and late Prof. This association resulted in the starting of a teaching and research program in Earthquake Engineering. He pioneered the study and application of structural dynamics and established the School of Research and Training in Earthquake Engineering later called the Department of Earthquake Engineering at Roorkee University.
This is the only program of its kind in India even today. He was the first in India to introduce courses on Soil Mechanics in and on Structural Dynamics in This standard is used extensively and is one of the most comprehensive in the world.
His work has brought in original ideas in the design of earthquake resistant structures and has led to the evolution of economic and safe construction practices. He was consultant on a number of projects involving design of seismically safe large structures all over India.
He developed earthquake-resistant design of major engineering projects and initiated work on design, fabrication and installation of structural response recorders and accelerographs to collect data. He did his B. He was a fellow of various professional bodies and academies. He died on August 27, , in Roorkee, Odisha.
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