Academic Catalog

CE013 CHARACTERISTICS OF EARTHQUAKE GROUND MOTIONS

Course Code: 5627013
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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ZEYNEP GLERCE
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Fundamental seismology concepts. Characteristics of strong ground motions, ground motion measures, directivity, site, path and source region effects. Ground motion prediction equations, development, variability and regional effects. Selection and scaling of ground motions. Probabilistic seismic demand models. Integrating seismic demand models into hazard calculations, vector hazard concept. Scenario based design spectrum.