Engineering - Course - Dynamics And Seismic Analysis Of Structures

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  • Course Code: CVLE718
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.)
  • Course Type: Structural and Geotechnical Engineering (SAGE)

Course Description

Types of dynamic loads, and structural systems. Formulation of equations of motion. Free and forced vibration of single-degree-of-freedom systems. Response to different dynamic loads. Free vibration of lumped multi-degree of freedom (MDOF) systems, Natural frequencies and mode shapes. Deterministic time domain approach and design response spectra. Earthquake risk in Lebanon. Seismic response of structures. Peak response. Code requirements.