EQE 520 Strong Ground Motion
EQE 520 STRONG GROUND MOTION
INSTRUCTOR : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülüm TANIRCAN
COURSE SYLLABUS :
Plate tectonic and seismo-tectonic models,
Quantification of Earthquakes
Elasticity and Seismic Waves
Seismic waves, Stress & Strain Relationships
Equation of Motion – Wave Propagation
Fault planes solutions, Radiation pattern,
Source and Propagation Path Characteristics of
Strong Motion Measurements, Processing and Interpretation.
Time and frequency domain characteristics of strong motions, Instrumentations, Networks,
Strong Motion Processing procedures: Fourier, Power, Response, Design Wavelet spectra.
Introduction to MATLAB software and data processing
Strong Ground Motion Simulation/Strong Motion Scaling
Earthquake Hazard& Risk
Seismic source regionalization, Attenuation Relationships, Probabilistic/Deterministic Hazard, Probability of Occurrence /Exceedance, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment techniques.
GRADING BASIS : Three (3) Assignments 30%
Term Project 40%
REFERENCE TEXTBOOKS :
An Introduction to Random Vibrations, Spectral&Wavelet Analysis, by D.E. Newland, Prentice Hall,1993.
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, by Steven L. Kramer, Prentice Hall, 1996
Earthquake Engineering Handbook, edited by Chen and Schawtorn, CRC Press, 2003
Seismic Hazard and Risk Analysis, Robin K. McGuire, EERI, 2004.
Earthquake Dynamics of Structure, A Primer, Anil A. Chopra, EERI, 2005.