Continuing Education

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


Seismology and Earthquake Effects


Seismology and Earthquake Effects