CIVIL-714 / 3 credits

Teacher: Lignos Dimitrios

Language: English

Remark: Cancelled 2023-2024, next time : TBD


Every 2 years


Quantitative decision making based on life-cycle considerations that incorporate direct losses, seismic risk assessment, and collapse. Seismic hazard analysis, response simulation, damage and loss estimation, collapse prediction. Case studies.



Performance-based earthquake engineering
seismic risk assessment, life-cycle assessment, loss estimation

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

seismic engineering, structural dynamics


Recommended courses

nonlinear analysis, structural design and behaviour of structures

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Conduct probabilistic seismic hazard analysis Conduct a seismic performance assessment of structures Conduct life-cycle assessment considering earthquake-induced losses



Bozorgnia, Y., Bertero, V.V. (2004). Earthquake Engineering: From Engineering Seismology to Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering, CRC Press

Ressources en bibliothèque

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In the programs

  • Number of places: 20
  • Exam form: Project report (session free)
  • Subject examined: Performance-based earthquake engineering
  • Lecture: 40 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 20 Hour(s)

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