CIVE 452

Engineering for Earthquakes and Extreme Events

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Basics of earthquake engineering and seismic resistant design of structures, foundations and relevant geotechnical issues; fundamentals behind seismic hazard maps contained in building codes; risk analysis; an examination of natural disasters and their effects on the society; basic probabilistic modeling and simulation techniques and their applications to natural disaster problems; geotechnical issues, transportation design; hazard and risk assessments, cost and time analysis.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Civil Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

Note that not all courses are offered in every term. If a course is not offered, the schedule page will alert you that "No classes were found that meet your search criteria."