Internal structure of earth, Causes of earthquakes, Seismic waves, Magnitude, Intensity and Energy released, Characteristics of Earthquakes,
Response of Structure to Earthquake motion, Modeling of structures, Dynamics of single degree of freedom system,
Dynamics of multi degree of freedom system, Idealization of structures, seismic response,
Introduction to earthquake resistant design, Equivalent lateral force method, Response spectrum method, Time history method, Introduction to earthquake resistant brick and masonry buildings.
Reinforced Concrete framed buildings, Code provisions. Introduction to machine foundation & its design. Degrees of freedom of a block foundation.