Seismology and Earthquake Effects
This lecture begins with a discussion of plate tectonics as the source of seismic energy release. It also covers earthquake measures and the concepts of magnitude and intensity, as well as a discussion of local and widespread earthquake effects. Probability concepts, return periods and risk in addition to issues of related hazards, including tsunamis, are discussed.
This course is based on a past AISC Night School program.
You must purchase and pass a quiz to receive a PDH certificate for this course.
- Date: 2/1/2014 - 10/20/2016
- PDH Credits: 1.5
Rafael Sabelli, SE