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CIE544 Geotechnical Aspects of Earthquake Engineering

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Causative mechanisms of earthquakes and ground motion attenuation relationships; Dynamic properties of soils; geotechnical seismic hazards and their mitigation; response of soils to seismic loading; liquefaction of soil deposits; analysis and design of slopes and embankments for seismic loading.

Pre-requisite: CIE444 Soil Mechanics and senior standing.