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CIVJĀ 5306 [0.5 credit] (CVG 5155) Earthquake Engineering

Nature and characteristics of earthquake motions. Non-linear response of single and multi-degree-of-freedom structures to seismic excitations. Modal superposition technique. Simplified procedures for dynamic structural analysis. Principles of earthquake-resistant design. Strength, stiffness, ductility and energy absorption requirements of structures for seismic forces. Response spectra.