Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

G 477 Earthquake Accommodation and Design

Effects of earthquake shaking in the design of buildings, pipelines, bridges, and dams. Incorporating the earthquake hazard assessment for a project in the design process. The goal of this course is to allow geologists, geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, and architects to see how their particular tasks are impacted by the earthquake effects. Types of analysis used to evaluate earthquake design requirements in the several disciplines including geology, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and architecture. This course is the same as CE 448 and may be taken only once for credit.




G 475/575 or CE 443/543.
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