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CCE 422 - Rapid Earthquake Hazard Evaluation of Buildings

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
CCE 422 28 September 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
CCE 422 26 October 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
CCE 422 23 November 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
CCE 422 21 December 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The rapid earthquake hazard evaluation of existing buildings course will help participants to develop their skills to be able to properly assess earthquake damages for buildings after a major earthquake. In this course, participants will also learn about the most current methods for performing post-earthquake safety evaluations of buildings. 

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the Visual earthquake hazard evaluation
  • Understanding the Hill-slope effect
  • Peaking ground velocity
  • Being familiar with Background and significance of earthquake evaluation,
  • Being familiar with Data requirement and quality control
  • Understanding the Cantilever extension ratio

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Mayors, city/county managers
  • Emergency staff 
  • Fire/police/public safety chiefs
  • All Disaster Response Personnel 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Visual earthquake hazard evaluation
  • Earthquake intensity scales
  • Modified Mercalli Intensity
  • Basic data
  • Story number

Day 2

  • Soft story
  • Cantilever extension,
  • Visible quality
  • Weak story
  • Pounding effect
  • Hill-slope effect

Day 3

  • Peak ground velocity
  • Rapid modeling fundamentals
  • Background and significance of earthquake evaluation
  • Data requirement and quality control
  • Peak ground velocity
  • Building height

Day 4

  • Soft height ratio
  • Cantilever extension ratio
  • Moment of inertia
  • Column-shear area ratio
  • Frame number
  • Supervised modeling fundamentals

Day 5

  • Building damage model introduction
  • Model fundamentals
  • Model inputs and outputs
  • FUKATES Software demonstration
  • Applications