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

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CE 6330 - Earthquake Engineering


Nature of earthquakes, measurement of earthquake motions, effects on soils and structures, and earthquake-resistant design.

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 design earthquake-resistant structures.
  • Students will be able to explain an earthquake’s effects on soils, structures, and their interactions.
  • Students will be able to explain the characteristics and causes of earthquakes.
  • Students will be able to explain how earthquake ground motions are measured.
  • Students will be able to explain how linear elastic and inelastic systems respond to earthquake excitations.
  • Students will be able to describe the wave propagation theory.



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