Module I: Introduction to Earthquake Engineering, cyclic behaviour of concrete and
reinforcement, significance of ductility, ductility of beam, design and detailing for ductility,
simple problems based on above concept, computation of earthquake forces on building
frame using seismic coefficient method as per IS 1893-2002.
Module II: Combined footing, design of rectangular and trapezoidal footing, design of raft
Module III: Retaining walls, forces acting on retaining wall, stability requirement, design of
cantilever and counter-fort retaining walls
Module IV: Building portals, Analysis of portal frames, design of rectangular portal frames,
design of water tanks, design requirements, design of tanks on the ground and under ground.
Course Prerequisites: Concrete Structures I, Structural Analysis, Mechanics of Materials,