Civil Engineering : Methods of geometric and material nonlinear static and dynamic analysis, cumulative damage effects, concentrated and distributed plasticity models, pushover analysis, response modification and performance-based design. The class integrates state-of-the-art simulation models and methods with physical experimentation of structural components and energy dissipation devices for nonlinear analysis and evaluation of buildings.
Terms: Fall 2012
Instructors: Dimitrios Lignos (Fall)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor