Seismic Vulnerability Assessment

Institution:
Middle East Technical University
Specialization:
EE - Earthquake Engineering
Term:
Fall 2016
Teacher(s):
AHMET YAKUT
Credits:
8
Date (from - to):
01/09/2016 – 31/01/2017

Review of seismic performance objectives and code design criteria. Types of seismic analyses: linear and nonlinear procedures. Procedures for evaluating existing buildings. Factors affecting vulnerability of buildings. Vulnerability assessment techniques: seismic response vs. damageability. Introduction to loss estimation and earthquake insurance.