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Course Description

Review of seismicity, fault-rupture mechanisms, vibration and wave propagation theory. Deterministic and probabilistic seismic hazard analysis including ground motion prediction equations. Dynamic behavior of soils, including soil amplification concepts, liquefaction, and ground response analysis. Application of soil dynamics in terms of design codes and design ground motions. Recommendations: CEE 42 and ES56.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript - Bachelor's + 3.0 GPA.

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Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

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  • School of Engineering