EQ-502 Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering

















Plate tectonics and earthquake types, introduction to wave propagation and monitoring, earthquake ground motion measures, influence of source, path and site effects, introduction to ground motion prediction equations (GMPEs) and seismic hazard assessment, inelastic response at section, member and global level, drift and lateral stability, floor diaphragm response, review of structural vibration theory, linear elastic and inelastic seismic response of single degree of freedom (SDF) systems to seismic excitation, development of inelastic response spectrum and its application in force and displacement based seismic design and assessment, inelastic seismic response of multi degree of freedom (MDF) systems, applications and limitations of nonlinear pushover analysis, seismic design and assessment procedures in codes.

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