ENEQ642

Seismic Assessment and Retrofit Strategies for Existing Reinforced Concrete Buildings

15 points

Not offered 2021, offered in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

Description

Seismic assessment procedures. Failure mechanisms and experimental evidence. Numerical investigation of reinforced-concrete-infilled frames. Modelling techniques. Overview of alternative retrofit strategies. Use of fibre-reinforced polymers. Flexural, shear and confinement upgrading. Diagonal metallic haunches, external walls, post-tensioned walls, selective weakening.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of Head of Department. RP: Post-graduate admission and approval of the departmental Director of Post-graduate Studies. Undergraduate background in earthquake engineering is expected.

Restrictions

ENEQ692

Recommended Preparation

Post-graduate admission and approval of the departmental Director of Post-graduate Studies. Undergraduate background in earthquake engineering is expected.