Earthquake Engineering

Earthquakes are one of the most destructive natural disasters, and buildings, whether tall or short, situated in seismic regions have to be designed to withstand forces due to earthquake actions. Even though seismic design was not mandatory for structures in Sri Lanka, of late, especially after the 2004 tsunami, seismic design has become commonplace for high rise buildings.

Notes to Read/Refer;

Codes/Standards to Follow;

News and Research Papers to Refer

Earthquakes and tsunamis: How vulnerable is Sri Lanka?

Earthquakes’ awareness vital: Sri Lanka too figures of late