Recommended texts and other resources
M.J.N. Priestley, G.M. Calvi & M.J Kowalsky 2007 Displacement-based Seismic Design of Structures IUSS Press
- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
Lectures are used to convey basic information and design concepts. Lectures are supplemented with embedded tutorials and with workshop problems, all of which reinforce the students’ understanding of basic design principles.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Recommended text: Priestley, M.J.N., Calvi, G.M., and Kowalsky, M.J., Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Structures, IUSS Press, 2007
Australian Standard: Standards Australia, AS1170.4, Minimum Design Actions, Part 4: Earthquake Loads
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
Guest lecture by a professional seismologist.
Students access seismic records, design standards and guidelines that are the basis of industry practice.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Engineering Structures Specialisation (formal) Civil Informal specialisation Master of Engineering (Structural) Informal specialisation Master of Engineering (Civil) Specialisation (formal) Structural
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
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Last updated: 2 December 2019