Analytical Procedures in Earthquake Engineering

Institution:
Middle East Technical University
Specialization:
EE - Earthquake Engineering
Term:
Spring 2016
Teacher(s):
HALUK SUCUOĞLU, POLAT GÜLKAN, AHMET YAKUT
Credits:
8
Date (from - to):
01/02/2016 – 31/07/2016
  • Earthquake response of linear elastic SDOF systems.
  • Earthquake ground motions, equation of motion, response history, response  spectrum, design spectrum.
  • Earthquake response of inelastic SDOF systems. Yield strength, ductility, hysteresis, damping, energy dissipation, inelastic response spectrum.
  • Earthquake response of MDOF systems.  Symmetric and unsymmetric‐plan buildings, solution methods.
  • Earthquake analysis of linear elastic MDOF systems. Modal analysis, torsional response, multiple support excitation, response spectrum  analysis, multistorey buildings with symmetric and unsymmetrical plan.
  • Reduction of degrees of freedom.  Kinematic constraints, mass lumping, Rayleigh‐Ritz method, Ritz vectors.
  • Numerical evaluation of MDOF dynamic response. Time stepping methods, nonclassical damping, nonlinear systems.
  • Systems with distributed mass and elasticity. Equations of motion, eigenvalue analysis, earthquake response analysis.
  • Earthquake response of linearly elastic buildings. Modal analysis, higher mode response.
  • Earthquake response of inelastic buildings. Ductility, weak and soft story buildings, seismic code analysis.
  • Earthquake response of base‐isolated buildings.   Isolation systems, base isolated one story and multistory buildings, applications.