AUGUST 2021

Perspectives on Seismic Hazard Analysis and Disaster Risk Management

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    International School – Perspectives on Seismic Hazard Analysis and Disaster Risk Management

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Modality:
    Attendance

    Date:
    August 2021

    Classes:
    Intensive 2-week course, from 9.30 a.m to 16.30 p.m

    Location:
    Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Estación Central

    Language:
    80% of lectures in English, 20% of lectures in Spanish

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    ABOUT THE PROGRAM

    Seismic Hazard Analysis and Disaster Risk Management require different perspectives, from the understanding of computer simulation and analysis of earthquake-resistant structures to the implementation of a community-driven disaster risk management strategies.

    STUDENT PROFILE

    Graduate and Undergraduate students from the 3d year of Civil, Metallurgical, Mining, Mechanical and Informatics Engineering. Students from other programs, postgraduate students and professionals are welcome too.

    LEARNING MODULES

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    Geology, Seismicity and Mining

    13 in-class hours / 8 hours of autonomous work
    Module 1

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    Computer Simulation and Earthquake-resistant Structures

    15 in-class hours / 8 hours of autonomous work
    Module 2

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    Analysis of Fluid-Structure Interaction in Seismic Conditions

    15 in-class hours / 8 hours of autonomous work
    Module 3

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    Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Management

    15 in-class hours / 8 hours of autonomous work
    Module 4

    FACULTY MEMBERS

    Dr. Carolina Bonacic

    Department of Informatics Engneering, USACH

    Ph.D. in Computer Science, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

    Dr. Marcela Cruchaga

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, USACH

    Ph.D. in Engineering, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain

    Dr. Erick Saavedra

    Department of Civil Engneering, USACH

    Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Swansea University, United Kingdom

    Dr. Juan Carlos Pina

    Department of Civil Engineering, USACH

    Ph.D. in Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

    Dr. Juan Jarufe

    Department of Mining Engineering, USACH

    Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Western, Australia

    Perspectives on Seismic Hazard Analysis and Disaster Risk Management

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