Home Institution: Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction
Earthquakes are a natural disaster. Many countries of the world are located in the earthquake zone. This is a great problem of mankind. Various design buildings designed in those areas should be calculated on seismic resistance. Design and calculation methods of multistorey buildings with different constructive schemes are being developed, and computer programs are widely used. The course covers the basics of engineering seismology, the earthquake-proof theory of earthquake engineering, earthquake resistant forms, structures, aseismic actions, earthquake forecasting, elimination of earthquake consequences, tsunamis, landslides and readiness for earthquakes, types of inspection of buildings and constructions.
By the end of this course students should be able to determine the type of earthquake, reason of occurrence of earthquakes, how soil conditions influence the intensity of earthquakes. Students will be informed with principles of design of aseismic buildings and constructions, modern methods of inspection of buildings and constructions.
Interactive Lectures, presentations.
Students will be acquainted with the lecture topics in advance. And therefore, they will actively participate in lectures, as they will collect sufficient information about all the lectures in advance.
Required Course Materials
Lectures in discussion form, video materials
At the end of the course, each student should independently choose one of the lectures interesting for him and will tell additional information on this topic.