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Course Name
Turkish Deprem Mühendisliğinin Temelleri
English Fundamentals of Earthquake Eng
Course Code
INS 423E Credit Lecture
Semester 8
- 2 1 -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Pınar Özdemir Çağlayan
Pınar Özdemir Çağlayan
Course Objectives To introduce the fundamental concepts of earthquake engineering.
To provide an integration frame work for the various components of the earthquake, and structural behavior.
To discuss building code concepts but this is not a design course.
Course Description The earthquakes. Why and how they occur. Ground motion.
Seismic regions. Intensity, magnitude and energy of an earthquake.
Single degree of freedom systems. Undamped, damped and forced
vibrations. Vibration isolation. Vibration measuring instruments. Transient forces. Earthquake motion and response spectra. Multi-degrees of freedom systems. Concept of earthquake resistant design. Development of design guidelines. Seismic load analysis.
Course Outcomes Students completing this course will be able to
1.Understand why and how earthquakes occur,
2.How earthquakes can be measured
3.Single degree of freedom systems.
4. Multi degree of freedom systems
5.Earthquake motion and response spectra
6. Concept of earthquake resistant design
Required Facilities
Textbook 1. Fundamentals Of Earthquake Engineering, Amr Elnashai, Luigi Di Sarno, Wiley, 2008
Other References 2. Deprem Mühendisliğine Giriş, Z.
Celep Ve N.Kumbasar, Beta Yayinevi, 2000
3. Earthquake Dynamics of Structures, A Primer, Anil K.
Chopra, Eeri Monogram, 2005
4. Deprem Bölgelerinde Yapilacak Binalar Hakkinda Yönetmelik, 2007
5. The Seismic Design Handbook, Farzad Naeim, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989
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