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More Advanced Resources

available at the Learning Studio

Earthquakes : a primer

Bruce A. Bolt

Despite the title, a more technical work than Earthquakes -- though Bolt uses some of the same examples and photos.



The San Francisco earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906

Grove Karl Gilbert

Reprint of the 1907 engineers' reports on their effects on structures and structural materials, building by building. A time capsule of first-hand perspectives on The Big One.

The atom and the fault : experts, earthquakes, and nuclear power

Richard L. Meehan.

An engineer's perspective on the problems of building nuclear plants in fault country. Candid, humorous and thought-provoking.

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