Seismology or Earthquake engineering is defined as branch of science which deal with study of earthquake.
Cause and type of Earthquake
- Study of origin of Seismic waves
- Propagation of Seismic waves
- Recording of Seismic waves
- Analyzing Seismic waves.
Importance of Earthquake engineering:
- Understanding earthquake nature and effect on our life.
- Help in designing earthquake resistant structure.
- Planning effective disaster management program during earthquake.