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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Seismic Behaviour and Structural Dynamics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
132SBSD ZK 5 3P+7C English
Lecturer:
Jiří Máca (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jiří Máca (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Mechanics
Synopsis:

Introduction to earthquake engineering.

Elements of seismology and seismicity.

Elements of seismic hazard analysis.

Dynamic analysis of single-degree-of-freedom systems.

Dynamic analysis of multi-degree-of-freedom systems.

Dynamic analysis of structures using the finite element method.

Response spectrum analysis of linear multi-degree-of-freedom systems.

Response history analysis of linear multi-degree-of-freedom systems.

Non-linear dynamic and static analysis of structures.

Earthquake-resistant design of buildings.

Structural dynamics in building codes.

Elements of soil dynamics.

Damage and collapsing mechanisms in existing (particularly historical) structures.

Introduction to innovative earthquake-resistant systems.

Requirements:

No prerequisites.

Syllabus of lectures:
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Study Objective:

Students should develop knowledge in the field of seismic behavior and structural dynamics, with a special attention to historical structures. They should gain ability to practically apply their knowledge.

Study materials:

Chopra A.K.: Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering, 2nd Edition. Prentice Hall 2001.

Ansal A.: Recent Advances in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering and Microzoanation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

Note:
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