Dr. Mervyn Kowalsky

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 919-515-7261
Fax: 919-515-7908
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CE 725 Earthquake Structural Engineering

3 Credit Hours

Effects of earthquakes on structures and of design of structures to resist earthquake motions; earthquake mechanisms and ground motions; response of structures to earthquake motions; behavior of materials, structural elements and assemblages subjected to earthquakes; principles of earthquake-resistant design practice; soil-structure interaction; and special topics. The course focus extensively on Displacement-Based Seismic Design and will utilize a recently released text on the topic.

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