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CE 4745 Natural Hazards and the Built Environment (3)


Prereq.: junior standing. Credit will not be given for both this course and CE 4445 . Engineering impacts and implications of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and other natural hazards on the built environment; effects of hazards on buildings and infrastructure systems; damage mechanisms; principles of wind, flood and seismic resistant design; hurricane evacuation and sheltering; engineering preparedness, response and recovery issues; design strategies for life safety and damage mitigation; building codes, land use zoning, floodplain management and insurance as mitigation tools.



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