civl6043 - 20.0 hrs Seismic analysis of foundations Seismic...

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Postgraduate Curriculum _________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Special topic in geotechnical engineering A: Geotechnical earthquake engineering Course Code: CIVL6043 Lecturer(s): Dr. J. Yang 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 provide students with the fundamental principles and practical methods of geotechnical earthquake engineering. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry This course provides an opportunity for students to study in-depth an area of geotechnical engineering of interest to students and staff alike. Course Contents Overview of geotechnical earthquake engineering 2.5 hrs Fundamentals of dynamics Evaluation and measurement of dynamic soil properties Seismic site response analysis Mechanisms and effects of liquefaction Evaluation of liquefaction potential
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Unformatted text preview: 20.0 hrs Seismic analysis of foundations Seismic slope stability Seismic analysis of retaining walls 10.0 hrs Textbook: References: 1. Das, B.M. (1993). Principles of Soil Dynamics . PWS-Kent Pub. Co., Boston. 2. Ishihara, K. (1996). Soil Behaviour in Earthquake Geotechnics . Clarendon Press, Oxford. 3. Kramer, S.L. (1996). Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering . Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J. Coursework: __________________________________________________________________________________________ Department of Civil Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 1 Postgraduate Curriculum _________________________________________________________________________________________ Assessment: Type Percentage of Total (%) Description Written examination 80% Open Book Coursework 20% __________________________________________________________________________________________ Department of Civil Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 2...
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