CIVE 452

Engineering for Earthquakes and Extreme Events

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-1.5

Basics of earthquake engineering and seismic resistant design loads; fundamentals behind seismic hazard maps contained in building codes; ground motion time-histories for engineering analysis; 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; hazard and risk assessments, post-disaster rapid inspection of damaged structures.

Prerequisites:

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

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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