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Course Name
Turkish Deprem Mühendisliğine Giriş
English Introduction to Earthquake Engineering
Course Code
DEP 510E Credit Lecture
Semester -
3 - - -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Reşat Atalay Oyguç
Course Objectives 1. To understand the basic concepts of earthquake engineering.
2. To understand basic structural response characteristics like stiffness, strength, ductility, overstrength, damping, response spectrum and to be able to learn the relations between these concepts.
3. To understand the constitutive behaviors of materials and sections.
4. To learn different analyses methodologies to capture the seismic response of building type structures.
5. To learn the seismic behavior of conventional and innovative structural systems.
Course Description Effects of earthquakes, earthquake damage, characteristics of earthquakes, past earthquakes, magnitude, intensity, earthquake hypocenter, constitutive relations, distributed and concentrated plasticity concepts, stiffness, strength, ductility, damping, overstrength, conceptual relations, structural elements, their seismic response, structural modeling, substitute, stick, detailed models, seismic codes, seismic behavior of conventional and innovative structural systems, analyses procedures for building type structures.
Course Outcomes Students that complete the course with success, will acquire the following qualities:
1. Students reach the knowledge in depth by conducting scientific research in the field, evaluating, interpreting, and applying the knowledge.
2. Students have comprehensive knowledge about current engineering techniques and methods as well as their limitations.
3. Students are aware of the new and developing applications of the profession; examine and learn them when needed.
4. Students define and formulate problems related to the field, develop methods, and apply innovative methods for their solutions.
5. Students develop new and/or original ideas and methods; design complex systems or processes and develop innovative/alternative solutions in their designs.
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