Earthquake design

The following is a compilation of helpful brochures and technical literature for earthquake-resistant design and dimensioning in construction practice.

Brochures for earthquake-compatible construction

Recommended literature

Bachmann, H.: Earthquake safety of structures. 2nd revised edition, Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2002

Meskouris, K., Hinzen, K.-G., Butenweg, C., Mistler, M.: Structures and earthquakes, 3rd extended and updated edition with applications according to DIN 4149:2005 and DIN EN 1998-1, Vieweg-Verlag, 2011

Paulay, T., Bachmann, H., Moser, K.: Earthquake design of reinforced concrete buildings. Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel 1990