Primary Hazards and Risks

Lecturer: Dr.-Ing. J. Schwarz (EDAC) & contributions by Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. L. Abrahamczyk

Primary hazards and risks deals with the definition of seismic and wind action while relating them to the design concepts and practical applications. The course emphasizes on the use of ground and wind recordings, building response data, practical realization and handling of data, different types of sensors and data acquisition instruments. Extensive training is provided in the interpretation of dynamic building response characteristics and the definition of input parameters for calculations.

ECTS / Credit Points: 6 ECTS / 4 SPW
Langauge: English