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CEE 572 - Earthquake Engineering

Spring 2021

Earthquake EngineeringONL57670ONL4 -    Ahmed Elbanna

Course Description

This course examines source mechanisms, stress waves, and site response of earthquake shaking; effect on the built environment; nature of earthquake actions on structures; fundamental structural response characteristics of stiffness, strength, and ductility; representation of the earthquake input in static and dynamic structural analysis; modeling of steel and concrete structures under earthquake effects; outputs for safety assessment; and comprehensive source-to-design actions project.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree in engineering or science and a course in Structural Dynamics (such as CEE 472).