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CAE 566 - Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics

Course Title: 

Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics

Course Description: 

Earthquakes and their intensity, influence of group motion, review of I-DOF and M-DOF systems, wave propagation theories, vibration due to blast and shock waves, design earthquake motion, dynamic properties of soils, soil liquefaction, bearing capacity during earthquakes and design of machine foundations, isolation of foundations, pile foundation, and dynamic analysis, earth pressure during earthquakes on retaining structures and embankment.

Credit: 

(4-0-4)

Prerequisite: 

[(CAE 323 with min. grade of C)] AND [(CAE 420 with min. grade of C)]

Corequisite: 

None