Short Course Series on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

 
1-DAY SHORT COURSE

“LIQUEFACTION: FROM SITE CHARACTERIZATION TO USER-FRIENDLY COMPUTER PROGRAMS”

Instructors:

Prof. Ahmed Elgamal (University of California San Diego)

Michael Fraser, PhD, PE (Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest)

Jorge Meneses, PhD, PE, GE, D.GE, F.ASCE (RMA Group, San Diego)

Date:                     Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Program:             8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Venue:                
UC San Diego
Structural and Material Engineering (SME) Building (UCSD Structural Engineering) (Google map)
Cymer Conference Room 248
La Jolla, CA 92093

Click here for parking directions (Gilman Parking Structure)

Content:              All lectures will incorporate illustrating case histories and practical applications

  • Site characterization and seismic response (Prof. Elgamal)
  • Liquefaction (Dr. Fraser)
  • Seismic Design Codes (Dr. Meneses)
  • Hands-on Implementation and case studies (Prof. Elgamal)

Practical demonstrations using available computer programs such as Cyclic1D, OpenSees-Frequency Domain Analysis, and others. Participants will receive these computer programs and spreadsheets.

Click here to register for 1-day short course and/or the Workshop.

Program:

8:00 – 8:30 am    Registration

8:30 – 10:00 am Site characterization and seismic response

10:00 – 10:15 am Morning break

10:15 – 11:45 am Liquefaction

11:45 – 1:00pm LUNCH BREAK

1:00 – 2:30 pm Seismic Design Codes

2:30 – 2:45 pm Afternoon break

2:45 – 4:15 pm Hands-on Implementation and case studies

4:15 – 5:00 pm Discussion, Q&A

5:00 – 6:30 pm   Get together