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Postgraduate Curriculum _________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Earthquake engineering Course Code: CIVL6065 Lecturer(s): Dr. K. Megawati 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 describe and quantify the nature of earthquake hazard and ground motions. To analyse earthquake- generated forces on structures and evaluate their dynamic response to earthquake. To evaluate design techniques including response spectra and equivalent static analysis. To introduce earthquake design codes and describe ductile detailing practice for buildings in earthquake zones. To introduce performance-based design and structural control for earthquake. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Earthquake hazard and ground shaking; site (soil) effects; dynamic earthquake response; seismic response spectra; design codes; configuration; detailing; seismic performance and control. Course Contents
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