Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
20150102008106INTRODUCTION TO EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERINGElective486
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
It is aimed to teach students the principles of earthquake resistant structural design.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Arş. Gör. Mustafa Korkmaz
Learning Outcomes
1Know wave equation and its solutions.
2Know wave equation and its solutions.
3Aware of dimensions of hazard if earthquake performance of structures are weak.
4Aware of dimensions of hazard if earthquake performance of structures are weak.
5Interpret dynamic behavior of vibrating systems.
6Interpret dynamic behavior of vibrating systems.
7Know seismic design code requirements.
8Know seismic design code requirements.
9Know steps of earthquake resistant design.
10Know steps of earthquake resistant design.
11Interpret reasons of earthquake damages.
12Interpret reasons of earthquake damages.
13Aware of the role of architectures and geologist in the earthquake resistant design.
14Aware of the role of architectures and geologist in the earthquake resistant design.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General knowledge of earthquake and earthquake engineering. Earthquake waves. Magnitude and intensity of earthquake. Earthquake zones. Earthquake acceleration. Intensity scale. Dynamics of vibration systems. Earthquake codes and Turkish Earthquake Code. Response spectrums. Mode Superposition method. Time-history analysis. Earthquake damages. Principle of earthquake resistant structural design and analysis.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General knowledge of earthquake and earthquake engineering
2Earthquake waves.
3Magnitude and intensity of earthquake
4Earthquake zones
5Earthquake acceleration
6Intensity scale
7Dynamics of vibration systems
8Mid-term exam
9Earthquake codes and Turkish Earthquake Code
10Response spectrum
11Mode Superposition method
12Time-history analysis
13Earthquake damages
14Principle of earthquake resistant structural design and analysis
Recommended or Required Reading
1 -CELEP, Z., KUMBASAR, N., "Deprem Mühendisliğine Giriş ve Depreme Dayanıklı Yapı Tasarımı", Beta Dağıtım, İstanbul.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)168
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