ST7204 Earthquake Analysis and Design of Structures Previous Year Question Paper

ST7204 Earthquake Analysis and Design of Structures Previous Year Question Paper


OBJECTIVES:

 To study the effect of earthquakes, analysis and design of earthquake resistant Structures.

UNIT I EARTHQUAKES AND GROUND MOTION  

Engineering Seismology (Definitions, Introduction to Seismic hazard, Earthquake Phenomenon), Seismotectonics and Seismic Zoning of India, Earthquake Monitoring and Seismic Instrumentation, Characteristics of Strong Earthquake Motion, Estimation of Earthquake Parameters, Microzonation. 

UNIT II EFFECTS OF EARTHQUAKE ON STRUCTURES 

Dynamics of Structures (SDOFS/ MDOFS), Response Spectra – Evaluation of Earthquake Forces as per codal provisions – Effect of Earthquake on Different Types of Structures – Lessons Learnt From Past Earthquakes 

UNIT III EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT DESIGN OF MASONRY STRUCTURES  

Structural Systems – Types of Buildings – Causes of damage – Planning Considerations – Philosophy and Principle of Earthquake Resistant Design – Guidelines for Earthquake Resistant Design – Earthquake Resistant Masonry Buildings – Design consideration – Guidelines. 

UNIT IV EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT DESIGN OF RC STRUCTURES  

Earthquake Resistant Design of R.C.C. Buildings – Material properties – Lateral load analysis – Capacity based Design and detailing – Rigid Frames – Shear walls.

UNIT V VIBRATION CONTROL TECHNIQUES  

Vibration Control – Tuned Mass Dampers – Principles and application, Basic Concept of Seismic Base Isolation – various Systems- Case Studies, Important structures.



ST7204 Earthquake Analysis and Design of Structures Previous Year Question Paper for Regulation 2013

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