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Courses - Fall 2023
Engineering, Civil Department Site
Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: ENCE642 or ENCE743.
Formerly: ENCE642.
Review of theory of vibration and wave propagation in elastic media. Field and laboratory methods for determining dynamic soil properties. Analysis and design of soil-foundation systems subjected to machinery generated vibrations and methods of foundation isolation. Earthquake causes, magnitude and intensity, seismic hazard evaluation, NEHRP site classification, site response analyses and ground motion amplification, liquefaction and response of earth structures.