Course Code : ARCH-423


Weekly Class and Application Hours: 3-0

Short Course Description: Causes of earthquake, properties, measurement, records, violence and magnitud. Design principles and approximate methods for earthquake. Applications in simple buildings. Earthquake spectra. Specifications for local and international earthquakes. Carrier systems. Properties of the materials used.

Textbook and Supplementary Books:

  1. Introduction to the Design of Earthquake Resistant Buildings, Kutlu Darılmaz, Birsen Publishing.

Course Evaluation:

Participation / Attendance : 10%,

Research : 30%,

Homework /Practice : 60%,

Attendance is at least 95 % mandatory.