Seismic Analysis of Structures

IIT Delhi Course , Prof. Ashok Gupta

Lecture 1: Seismology

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Seismic Analysis of Structures by Dr. Ashok Gupta & Dr. T.K. Datta,Department of Civil Engineering,IIT Delhi.For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

Seismology- tectonic plates, causes of earthquake, soil effects, seismic hazard analysis;Earthquake inputs - spectrums, PSDFs, design spectrum, predictive relationship; Response analysis for specified ground motion - time and frequency domain analyses of structures for single and multi point excitations; Response spectrum method of analysis - equivalent lateral load, response spectrum method for classically and non classically damped systems, response spectrums given in different codes,Spectral analysis for random excitations- fundamentals of random vibration for spectral analysis, spectral analysis of structures for single and multipoint excitations,Inelastic analysis of structures - incremental analysis for SDOF and MDOF systems, push over analysis, ductility, inelastic spectrum - Seismology - Seismic Inputs - Response Analysis for Specified Ground Motion - Frequency Domain Spectral Analysis - Response Spectrum Method of Analysis - Inelastic Seismic Response of Structures

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