NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus Design of Earthquack Resistant Structures

 

NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus Design of Earthquack Resistant Structures

 

 DESIGN OF EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT STRUCTURES 
Causes and Effects of Earthquakes – Characteristics of Earthquake – Seismic zone mapping – Concepts of
seismic design – Structural systems – Response in elevation, plan – influence of structural classification –
Earth quake loading as per IS-1893-2002 – Seismic Coefficient method – Applications to multi-storied building
frames – Water tanks – Ductility of R.C. structures – Detailing as per IS-13920-1993 – Soft story concept –
Isolation systems.
Reading:
1. A.K. Chopra, Dynamics of Structures, 3rd Edition, Pearson, 2007.
2. I.S. 1893-2002, Code of Practice for Earthquake Resistant Construction of Buildings, BIS, New Delhi,
2002.
3. Pankaj Agarwal and Manish Shrikhande, Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures, Prentice Hall
India, 2006.

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