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CEE 588 - Geotechnical Earthquake Engrg

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Seismic hazard analysis, cyclic response of soils and rock; wave propagation through soil and local site effects; liquefaction and post liquefaction behavior, seismic soil-structure of foundations and underground structures, seismic design of retaining walls, underground structures and tunnels. Construction and machine vibrations. Blasting. Course Information: Prerequisite: CEE 472 and CEE 483.

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Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

This course covers seismic hazard analysis, cyclic response of soils and rock; wave propagation through soil and local site effects; liquefaction and post liquefaction behavior, seismic soil-structure of foundations and underground structures, seismic design of retaining walls, underground structures and tunnels.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree in engineering or science and a course in Structural Dynamics (such as CEE 472) and Soil Mechanics and Behavior (such as CEE 483).

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Geotechnical Earthquake EngrgH71945LCD40800 - 0920 T R  2310 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg Youssef M A Hashash
Geotechnical Earthquake EngrgONL71946ONL4 -    Youssef M A Hashash