ENEQ640-19A (C) Any Time Start 2019

Displacement-based Design of Low Damage Structures

15 points
Details:
Start Date: Monday, 30 September 2019
End Date: Sunday, 1 December 2019
Withdraw Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty: Friday, 11 October 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 15 November 2019

Description

Alternative design philosophies and solutions for the seismic design of low-damage structures. Analysis and design criteria for buildings. Introduction to base-isolation, viscous dampers, PRESSS-Technology and the hybrid (rocking-dissipative) system concept. Introduction to and application of Displacement Based Design (DBD). Simplified modelling techniques using lumped plasticity approach. Connection between floor-diaphragm and lateral resisting systems. Capacity Design: Issues and solutions. Examples of on- site applications worldwide in low-, medium- or high-seismic areas. Constructability aspects, sequence and detailing.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department or Programme Director

Restrictions

ENCI615

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 E14 Lecture Theatre 28 Oct - 3 Nov
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 E14 Lecture Theatre 28 Oct - 3 Nov
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 460 11 Nov - 17 Nov
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 460 11 Nov - 17 Nov

Course Coordinator

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering Head of Department

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
final exam 50%
Project report 50%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,080.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 5 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.

All ENEQ640 Occurrences

  • ENEQ640-19A (C) Any Time Start 2019