FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE014 ENGINEERING SEISMOLOGY

Course Code: 5627014
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ZEYNEP GÜLERCE
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

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Course Content

Basics of hazard vs. risk. Fundamentals of global plate tectonics and earthquake source parameters. Frequency domain behavior of strong ground motions, Fourier transformation. Fundamentals of seismometers. Strong-ground motion parameters, intensity measures, vs. engineering demand parameters. Ground-motion prediction equations, their derivation, their differences between different seismotectonic environments. Point-source synthetics.

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