Course Flow

Week Topics Preliminary
9 Foundation design in seismic risk areas
10 Earthquake induced settlements
11 Slope stability in seismic risk areas
13 Soil improvement
12 Behaviour of retaining walls during earthquakes
14 Presentations
1 Introduction
2 Earthquakes-seismic risk and damages
3 Soil investigation
4 Dynamic soil tests (CTX application)
5 Characteristics of stress-strain and shear resistance
6 Soil amplification
7 Soil liquefaction
8 Soil liquefaction


Lecture Notes [1] Assist.Prof.Dr.Sedat Sert, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Lecture Notes
Course Resources [2] Ishihara, K. (1996) Soil Behaviour in Earthquake Geotechnics, Oxford Engineering Science Series, Oxford Science Publications, Clarendon Press, Oxford
[3] TC4 Committee of ISSMFE, (1993). Manual for Zonation on Seismic Geotechnical Hazard. Japan Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.
[4] Bolt, B.(1995) Earthquakes, W.H. Freeman and Company, New York
[5] Kramer, S.L. (1996) Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Prentice Hall, New Jersey
[6] Youd,L.T. & Idriss, I.M. (1997) Evaluation of Liquefaction Resistance of Soils, Proceedings of the NCEER Workshop, NCEER Technical Report 97-0022, State University of new York at Buffalo, New York
[7] Liam Finn,W.D.(1991) Dynamic Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering Proc. of ASCE Spe.Conf. Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics II. pp523-591.
[8] Japan Society of Civil Engineers (2000) Earthquake Resistant Design Codes in Japan, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Tokyo, Japan
[9] B.M.Das, Principles of Soil Dynamics, 1993.

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