Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours (Lectures: 3 hours per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| Knowledge gained in the following subject will assist learning |
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
Dr Helen Goldsworthy
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces the fundamental concepts and practice of earthquake resistant design of buildings from an international perspective. Topics covered include plate tectonics and seismicity, structural response to earthquake ground motions, design philosophy and design applications to buildings including domestic buildings, assessment and retrofitting of existing buildings, and performance of non-structural components and building contents. One part of the subject is devoted to the design and assessment issues in regions of low and moderate seismic activity|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Displacement-based Seismic Design of Structures ( M.J.N. Priestley, G.M. Calvi & M.J Kowalsky), IUSS Press, 2007
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Engineering Structures |
Master of Engineering Structures
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
Master of Engineering (Civil) |
Master of Engineering (Structural)
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