About Earthquake and Civil Engineering
Earthquake engineering covers ability of various structures to withstand hazardous earthquake exposures at the sites of their particular location. Earthquake engineering is a sub discipline of the broader category of Structural engineering. The main objectives of earthquake engineering are understand interaction of structures with the shaky ground and foresee the consequences of possible earthquakes. To design, construct and maintain structures to perform at earthquake exposure up to the expectations and in compliance with building codes.
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