Preliminary Program

Sunday, April 22nd: Arrival at the IGESA center in the evening

See the web page “Venue” to know how to go to the IGESA center

Monday, April 23rd: Seismic Hazard and Seismic waves in soil

Overview of the global training course

Geological and seismological data & models to assess seismic hazard

Seismic motions characteristics: From a seismological view to the engineering users’ needs

Seismic waves propagation in soil

Welcome Drink


Tuesday, April 24th: Site effects, Civil Engineering and Components

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Structural dynamic basics

Analysis and design methods

Nonlinear structural modelling in earthquake engineering: continuous, homogenized and enhanced approaches

Wednesday, April 25th: Vulnerability & Free afternoon

Soil and Structure Interaction (SSI)

Vulnerability assessment – Fragility curves

Conference by Y. Fukushima from the IAEA

Free afternoon: A choice of activities will be  proposed

Thursday, April 26th: Specialized modules

Each participant will have to choose a module in the list below:

Seismic hazard: Deterministic/Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment, Ground motion prediction (empirical/numerical)

Reduction of vulnerability: Seismic isolation, Building to Building Interaction

Non-linear response of structures and equipment

Non-linear interactions between soil and structures

Experimental approaches for soil and structural analysis

Probabilistic methods, propagation of uncertainties, risk analysis


Friday, April 27th: Seismic Risk Assessment & Conclusion

Conference by V. De Ville from bureau Greisch

Risk Analysis: synthesis of modules

Conclusion of training course

Departure in the afternoon

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