Soil Dynamics
Instructor: Pantazopoulow Ioannis
Course code: 5809
Semester: 10ο
e-class:
Course content:

  1. Sources of dynamic soil loading.
  2. Vibrations of SDOF and 2-DOF systems.
  3. Instrumentation for measuring vibrations.
  4. Wave propagation in linear and viscoelastic soils.
  5. Dynamic properties of soils, methods for their measurement.
  6. Shear Stress-strain behaviour of soils under dynamic loading, test results and modelling.
  7. Vibration of foundations, determination of equivalent spring and damping constants.
  8. Allowable values of vibration levels.


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