Dec 01, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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CE 5880 - Soil Dynamics


Theory of vibrations, wave propagation in an elastic medium; dynamic properties of soils, seismology. Centrifuge modeling, liquefaction, foundation vibrations, design of machine foundations, pile foundations and dynamic settlement. Dynamic earth pressures and seismic stability of embankments.

Requisites: Permission required
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to explain experimental aspects of soil dynamics.
  • Students will be able to describe dynamic earth pressures.
  • Students will be able to explain the effects of blasting.
  • Students will be able to explain how some soils become compressed under dynamic loads.
  • Students will be able to explain how some soils liquefy during seismic events.
  • Students will be able to describe some basics of earthquake engineering.
  • Students will be able to design shallow and deep foundations for vibratory loading.
  • Students will be able to describe the fundamental theory of vibration.
  • Students will be able to explain how stress waves propagate in an elastic medium.



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