Unit – 1

Internal structure of earth, Causes of earthquakes, Seismic waves, Magnitude, Intensity and Energy released, Characteristics of Earthquakes

Unit – 2

Response of Structure to Earthquake motion, Modeling of structures, Dynamics of single degree of freedom system,

Unit -3

Dynamics of multi degree of freedom system, Idealisation of structures, seismic response,

Unit – 4

Introduction to earthquake resistant design, Equivalent lateral force method, Response spectrum method, Time history method, Introduction to earthquake resistant brick and masonry buildings. 8

Unit – 5

Reinforced Concrete framed buildings, Code provisions. Introduction to machine foundation & its design.Degrees of freedom of a block foundation.

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