14.534 Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3026
Status Active

Effects of dynamic loading on foundations and earth structures. Single and multiple degree-of-freedom systems. Modal analysis. Basic seismology. Stress-strain and strength behavior of soils during cyclic and dynamic loading, including liquefaction. Soil amplification. Effect of earthquakes on retaining walls and dams. Dynamically loaded foundations.