Seismoresistant Concrete Structures (CV477)

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Seismoresistant Concrete Structures (CV477)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)


Introduction to dynamic response of structures- Dynamic equilibrium, SDOF and MDOF. Earthquake ground motion and response spectra- Characteristics of ground motion, earthquake response spectra.
Seismoresistant architecture, IS 1893(Part1):2002 codal provisions, Simplified modal response spectrum analysisExample problems. Earthquake resistant design of RC elements, Shear walls - Response of concrete and steel to monotonic cyclic loading, Codal provisions of IS 13920:1993. Design example of a multi-storey building. Seismic retrofitting strategies – considerations, classification, case studies. (IS 13935:1993) Base isolation-Isolation system components, Isolator design procedures.(Mini project on analysis and design of a multi storey building)


1) The Seismic Design Handbook., Farzad Naeim, International code council, Kluwar Academic publishers (USA), 2001 2) George. G. Penelis and Andreas J. Kappos, Earthquake resistant concrete structures, E & FN Spon Chapman, Hall London, 1997 3) FarzadNaeim and James M Kelley, Design of seismic isolated structures, John Wiley and sons Inc. 1999 IS codes: IS 1893(Part1):2002, IS 13920:1993, IS 13935:1993

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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