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Earthquake Engineering Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

Faculty of Engineering & Technology via distance learning

 

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

 

 

Earthquake Engineering via distance learning

 

This program of earthquake engineering studies how to make structures, such as buildings and bridges, more resistant to earthquakes. It combines different branches of engineering to design and analyze structures under seismological constrains and parameters from seismology in order to reduce earthquake hazards.

 

Academic Supervisor : Abbas Abbaszadeh Shahri
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Earthquake Engineering Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Earthquake Engineering.

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Earth Science - Geography & Cartography - Geology - Geotechnical Engineering - Hydrology - Marine Science - Meteorology - Mining Engineering - Soil Science .

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Earthquake Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Earthquake Engineering via distance learning = Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Earthquake Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Earthquake Engineering via distance learning = Academic credits + 40 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Structural Engineering.

 

Master's Degree - Earthquake Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Earthquake Engineering via distance learning = Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Structural Engineering. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Earthquake Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Earthquake Engineering via distance learning = Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Structural Engineering. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...

 

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Earthquake Engineering Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...

 

Ground Mechanics
This course examines the physical and engineering properties of soils considering soil mechanics, soil composition, soil structure, soil consolidation, shear strength, effective stress principle, water flow through soil, stability analysis of slope, earth pressure, bearing capacity, soil dynamics, ground motion, vibration, and earthquake engineering.
Academic Supervisor: Abbas Abbaszadeh Shahri

Geotechnical Analysis
This course reviews the geotechnical testing, modelling, and analysis to evaluate prediction versus performance in geotechnical engineering. It also explores the role of rocks and soils as engineering materials, as well as the distribution of rocks at or below the surface; hydrologic influences, geologic exploration of engineering sites, mapping, underground excavations, slopes, reservoirs, and dam sites.
Academic Supervisor: Abbas Abbaszadeh Shahri

Volcanism & Earthquakes
This course focuses on the processes surrounding and causing volcanoes and earthquakes as well as their impact on human culture, their prediction, and mitigation.
Academic Supervisor: Mina Benjouali

Materials Behavior
This course examines the relationships between processing, properties, structure, and the behavior of materials. It considers the behavior of ceramics, metals, polymers, composites, compound semiconductors, magnetic systems, and biological hard tissues.
Academic Supervisor: Ranvir Aggarwal

Ground Retaining Structures
This course explores special problems in ground retaining structures and construction-related soil engineering. It reviews diaphragm walls, continuous bored piles, cofferdams, shoring and underpinning methods, and other ground retaining structures.
Academic Supervisor: Abbas Abbaszadeh Shahri

Rock & Fluid Properties
This course examines reservoir rock and fluid properties, flow behavior in reservoir rocks, behavior of gas in underground storage caverns, and their interrelation.
Academic Supervisor: Mina Benjouali

Geomorphology
This course centers on the dynamic processes that sculpt the Earth’s surface. These processes include weathering, erosion, sediment deposition by water, wind, ice, and mass-wasting. It considers the physical processes, environmental impact and remediation, and engineering capabilities of soils, fluvial processes, glacial deposits, landslides, and coastal processes.
Academic Supervisor: Mina Benjouali

Seismology
This course of seismology studies earthquakes and seismic waves that move through and around the earth. It also reviews earthquake environmental effects such as tsunamis as well as diverse seismic sources such as volcanic, tectonic, glacial, fluvial, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes such as explosions.
Academic Supervisor: Mina Benjouali

Geophysics & Plate Tectonics
This course reviews the principles of seismology, geomagnetism, heat flow, and gravity as applied to problems such as earth structure and earthquake prediction.
Academic Supervisor: Abbas Abbaszadeh Shahri

Materials Design & Failure
This course explains the mechanical design of all engineering materials (metals, ceramics, polymers, glasses, elastomers, and composites); classes of engineering materials; materials, process selection, and optimization for engineering applications; quality control principles; and common mechanical failure mechanisms.
Academic Supervisor: Mohamed Abdallah Naguib El-Reedy

Geotechnical Engineering
This course explains the characteristics of geological materials; soil and rock classifications; physical, mechanical, and hydraulic properties; stress principles; soil and rock improvement; seepage, consolidation; stress distribution; and settlement analysis. It discusses shear strength, bearing capacity, lateral earth pressures, slope stability, and underground construction. It examines the design of shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls, tunnels, and other earth and rock structures.
Academic Supervisor: Abbas Abbaszadeh Shahri

Structural Engineering
This course deals with the structural engineering principles and design techniques. It is a must for every engineer and architect who works with the design of buildings, bridges, and other structures. It provides concise and up-to-date information on the planning, design, and construction of a variety of engineered structures.
Academic Supervisor: Mohamed Abdallah Naguib El-Reedy

Earthquake Engineering
This course of earthquake engineering studies how to protect against seismic hazards through earthquake-resistant design. It reviews a multi-phased process that ranges from the description of earthquake sources, to characterization of site effects and structural response, and to description of measures of seismic protection.
Academic Supervisor: Abbas Abbaszadeh Shahri

 

 

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Earthquake Engineering Online via distance learning

Recommended Professional References.

Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional.

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...

 

AEES - Australian Earthquake Engineering Society
AEIS - Asociación Española de Ingeniería Sísmica
AFPS - Association Française de Génie Parasismique
AIS - Asociación Colombiana de Ingeniería Sísmica
Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering
EAEE - European Association for Earthquake Engineering
EERI - Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
IAEE - International Association for Earthquake Engineering
SECED - Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics
SMIS - Sociedad Mexicana de Ingeniería Sísmica
SPES - Sociedade Portuguesa de Engenharia Sísmica
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Admission requirements - Earthquake Engineering

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...

 

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

Duration - Earthquake Engineering Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

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Faculty of Engineering & Technology via distance learning

Earthquake Engineering Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.