sap course 1429274482

Course Code & Number:

CE 414

Course Title:

Introduction to Earthquake Resistant Design

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Causes of earthquakes, characteristics of earthquake ground motions, earthquake magnitude and intensity measurements. Seismic response analysis of simple structures. Derivation of elastic response spectra and earthquake design spectra. Earthquake design criteria. Free and forced vibration analysis of frame structures. Modal spectral analysis and equivalent static lateral force method. Design codes, design applications.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: CE 212 AND CE 311
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Project - 30%
Homework - 20%
Midterm - 30%
Final - 20%

Year of Study: 
Senior
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Required Reading: 
1. Dynamics of Structures by A. Chopra, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2011
Course Objective: 

This course aims to broaden the intellectual capacity of students in understanding the natural causes of earthquakes and their consequences on the built environment; to introduce them to the basic principles of dynamic structural behavior and seismic design procedures.

Design Content: 

60%

Computer Usage: 
Sap2000, Matlab, Mathcad
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Describe the natural causes of earthquakes
2. Describe the consequences of earthquakes on the built environment
3. Describe seismic parameters such as earthquake magnitude, intensity, depth, focal mechanism
4. List various instruments employed in measuring earthquakes and their differences
5. Determine seismic response of single degree of freedom linear elastic systems using analytical approaches
6. Analyze seismic behavior of single degree of freedom linear elastic systems using numerical approaches
7. Analyze seismic behavior of single degree of freedom non-linear systems using numerical approaches
8. Determine seismic response of multi degree of freedom linear elastic systems using analytical approaches
9. Perform seismic design of reinforced concrete structures in accordance with Turkish Earthquake Code, 2007

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Questioning
Reading
Problem Solving
Inquiry
Collaborating
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Simulation & Games
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
20 hrs
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
3 hrs
hrs
Final Exam
3 hrs
hrs
Case Study Analysis
25 hrs
hrs
Oral Presentation
3 hrs
hrs

Prepared By:

Zehra Çağnan Ertuğrul

Revised By:

sap_editor