civl6020 - Postgraduate Curriculum Course Title Design of...

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Postgraduate Curriculum ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Design of earthquake resistant structures Course Code: CIVL6020 Lecturer(s): Dr. H.J. Pam Year: 2005-06 Level: M.Sc. Lecture Hours: 32.5 hours Tutorial Hours: Laboratory Hours: Examination Hours: 2 hours Other Hours: - Pre-requisite: Co-requisite: Course Objectives To build up students’ understanding in designing reinforced concrete structures against earthquake loading. The process includes understanding of various earthquake codes and detailing aspects. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Introduction about earthquake, general philosophy, concept of ductility; structural system and configuration, lateral load resisting system and earthquake force distribution; structural design consideration, code consideration, aspects of detailing; overview of strengthening and retrofitting, overview of external devices as earthquake resisting system. Course Contents
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course CIVIL 6049 taught by Professor Can'tremember during the Spring '12 term at HKU.

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