Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5625603
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZEYNEP GLERCE
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

A brief of probability concepts, and epistemic and aleatory uncertainties. Deterministic vs. probabilistic seismic hazard analysis. Source characterization and attenuation relationships. Hazard computer code: deaggregation of hazard. Development of design spectra: equal hazard spectra, directivity and basin effects. Design of time histories: scaling vs. spectrum compatibility. Numerical simulation methods for time histories.