CE408 Syllabus 2011 - Todorovska

CE408 Syllabus 2011 - Todorovska - CE 408: Risk Analysis in...

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CE 408: Risk Analysis in Civil Engineering (3 units) 2011 Fall Semester — Course Syllabus Lecture TTh 2 - 3:20 p.m. OHE 132 DEN Discussion Th Mahmoud Kamalzare 3:30 - 4:20 pm WPH B28 Discussion F Daniel Lakeland 4 - 4:50 pm OHE 100C Instructor Dr. Maria Todorovska Office KAP 216a Phone (213) 740-0616 Email mtodorov@usc.edu Office Hours TuTh 1-2 pm and by appointment Teaching Assistant Mahmoud Kamalzare Daniel Lakeland Office KAP 115 KAP 227 Phone (213) 821-6656 Email kamalzar@usc.edu lakeland@usc.edu Office Hours Mo 2-4 pm every other week T 11 am - 1 pm, Thu. 11 am - 1 pm Mo 2-4 pm every other week F 1-4 pm Prerequisite(s) Calculus, Matlab Co-requisite N/A Textbook(s) Alfredo H-S Ang & Wilson H Tang: PROBABILITY CONCEPTS IN ENGINEERING . 2 nd ed. Wiley (Required) MATLAB Student’s Version, MathWorks, 2007. Highly recommended Reference(s) Course Description The role of risk and probability in Civil Engineering is described and basic probability concepts are presented. Probability distribution functions commonly used to model and analyze Civil Engineering problems are discussed. Methods for estimating parameters and determining distribution models from observational data are introduced. Monte Carlo simulation methods are practiced. Detailed examples of the application of probabilistic methods to structural, transportation, hydrological, and environmental system design are presented throughout the course.
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CE 408: Risk Analysis in Civil Engineering (3 units) 2011 Fall Semester — Course Syllabus Homework Due every Th at the beginning of class on instructor’s desk. Solutions will be posted on the class web site shortly after the due date. Policies: Homework received after the beginning of class will receive half credit. No homework will be accepted after the end of class without an official excuse from the Civil Engineering Student Affairs Office. You are responsible for the “Problems Due” and the “Suggested Problems.” The latter
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course CE 408 taught by Professor Gehnam during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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