Guided Online Courses

Schedule

Weeks 1–3

  • Introduction
  • Types of ports
  • Historical performance of port facilities in past earthquakes
  • Governing design codes
  • History of seismic design codes for marine structures
  • Introduction to seismic performance requirements, seismic analysis-resources, and references

Weeks 4–6

  • Design approach
  • Overview of structural systems
  • Structural dynamics

Weeks 7–9

  • Geotechnical considerations
  • Soil structural interactions
  • Force based design
  • Displacement based design

Weeks 10–12

  • Design & detailing consideration
  • Ancillary components
  • Other special considerations, such as tsunami

This course outline is subject to change.