Course Outline

CE 490

INTRODUCTION TO EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING

SPRING 2017 – 2018 SEMESTER

 

Instructor: Ahmet Yakut & Uğurhan Akyüz

Teaching Assistant: Kaan Kaatsız

Chapter 1. Nature of Earthquakes

  1. FORMATION OF EARTHQUAKES
  2. MAGNITUDE OF AN EARTHQUAKE
  3. INTENSITY OF AN EARTHQUAKE
  4. EFFECTS OF EARTHQUAKES ON STRUCTURES

Chapter 2. Response of Simple Structures to Earthquake Ground Motions

  1. EQUATION OF MOTION FOR BASE EXCITATION
  2. SOLUTION OF THE SDOF EQUATION OF MOTION
  3. EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE SPECTRA

Chapter 3. Seismic Hazard Analysis

Chapter 4. Earthquake Design Spectra

  1. LINEAR ELASTIC DESIGN SPECTRUM
  2. REDUCTION OF ELASTIC FORCES: INELASTIC DESIGN SPECTRUM

Chapter 5. Response of Building Structures to Earthquake Ground Motions

  1. EQUATIONS OF MOTION
  2. UNDAMPED FREE VIBRATION: EIGENVALUE ANALYSIS
  3. FORCED VIBRATION UNDER EARTHQUAKE EXCITATION

Chapter 6. Seismic Analysis Procedures in Earthquake Codes

  1. ANALYSIS PROCEDURES FOR BUILDING STRUCTURES
  2. BASIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
  3. DEFORMATION CONTROL IN SEISMIC CODES

Chapter 7. Seismic Design Principles for RC Structures

  1. CAPACITY DESIGN PRINCIPLES
  2. DUCTILITY IN REINFORCED CONCRETE
  3. CAPACITY DESIGN PROCEDURE

 REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Textbook: H. Sucuoğlu and Sinan Akkar, Basic Earthquake Engineering, Springer, 2014
  • Deprem Bölgelerinde Yapılacak Yapılar Hakkında Yönetmelik, 2007 (2015).

 GRADING

  • Attendance
  • 3+ Homeworks
  • 1 Midterm;
  • Quiz
  • Final