Soil Dynamics

Institution:
University of Grenoble Alpes
Specialization:
EE/ES - Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology
Term:
Fall 2017
Teacher(s):
FRANCESCO SILVESTRI
Credits:
3
Date (from - to):
01/09/2017 – 31/01/2018

Stress-strain behaviour of soils under transient and repeated loads, elastic wave propagation in soil media, relation of soil properties to wave velocity. Effect of earthquakes on structures, amplification by a soil layer, effect of foundation on building response. Foundation vibrations, design of foundations. Slope stability and liquefaction as related to earthquakes. Dynamics of lumped systems as applied to problems in soil dynamics.