Seismic Design of Bridges

Institution:
IUSS Pavia
Specialization:
EE - Earthquake Engineering
Term:
Fall 2018
Teacher(s):
Credits:
6
Date (from - to):
01/09/2018 – 31/01/2019
The course will include the damage experience in the past earthquakes, measured and computed structural response of bridges, response of special bridges (arch bridges, cable stayed bridges and suspension bridges), effect of ground motion and soil condition, damping, static and dynamic linear and nonlinear response analysis including idealization, design forces, seismic performance criteria, design of columns, unseating prevention devices and foundations, evaluation of seismic performance of existing bridges, seismic retrofit, seismic isolation, and semi-active control.