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UNDP Training Programme

 

Earthquake Resistant

Design of Masonry, RCC and Framed Structures

July 1-3, 2004

 

Venue

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

 

 

 

Course Coordinators

 

Dr. Sudhirkumar Barai (email: skbarai@civil.iitkgp.ernet.in)

Dr. L S Ramachandra (email: lsr@civil.iitkgp.ernet.in )

 

 

 

Course Content

 

1.      Causes of earthquake, Characterization of earthquake ground motions - Magnitude, intensity and damage potential. 

2.      Determination of site characteristics – Local Geology, soil conditions and liquefaction 

3.      A brief introduction to earthquake distribution in space, size and time; design earthquakes; response spectra.

4.      Seismic response of masonry, reinforced concrete structures and steel structure - Response spectrum method and dynamic analysis of structures.

5.      Performance based seismic design – Choice of construction materials, symmetric and un-symmetric plans, shape in elevation.

6.      Seismic design of foundation.

7.      Design and detailing of Masonry structures subjected to seismic loading according to codal provisions. 

8.      Seismic design and detailing of RCC structures as per codal provisions.

9.      Seismic design and detailing of steel structures as per codal provisions.

10.  Common mistakes in seismic design and remedial measures.

11.  Retrofitting of damaged structures.

 

 

 

Faculty

 

Faculty from IIT Kharagpur will deliver lectures during the training.  

 

 

 

Lecture Hall

 

Seminar Hall of the Civil Engineering Department, IIT, Kharagpur.

 

 

 

Evaluation

 

A written test will be conducted before and after the training programme. Successful candidates will be issued certificates.

 

 

 

Publication

 

Participants will be given hardcopy of lecture notes.

 

 

 

Eligibility

 

Engineers, architects and planners serving government departments, urban development authorities and local self-governments (Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, and West Bengal) are eligible to apply for participation.

 

 

 

Registration Fee

 

No registration fee will be charged to the state government officials of Bihar/ Jharkhand/ Orissa/West Bengal.

 

 

 

Important Dates

 

Submission of Application form with sponsorship certificate        : May 31, 2004

Intimation to selected candidates (Maximum 50 participants)     : June 7, 2004

 

 

 

Travelling Allowance (TA)

 

TA will be borne by the participant’s parent organization.

 

 

 

Boarding and Lodging

 

Arrangements will be made to accommodate selected participants in the CEP guesthouse on twin sharing basis at IIT, Kharagpur. During training period, participants will be provided Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

 

 

 

Application Form and Sponsorship Certificate

 

(MS Word Version) | (PDF version) |

 

 

 

Contact Details

 

 

 

Sudhirkumar Barai  PhD

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology

Kharagpur 721 302

 

Email  : skbarai@civil.iitkgp.ernet.in

 

Phone : (03222) 283408 (O)

           (03222) 283409 (R)

 

Fax Number : (03222) 282254/ 255303

L S Ramachandra PhD

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology

Kharagpur 721 302

 

Email  : lsr@civil.iitkgp.ernet.in

 

Phone : (03222) 283444 (O)

           (03222) 283445 (R)

 

Fax Number : (03222) 282254/ 255303