Course Title : Coastal and Urban Water Disasters Engineering

Code 10F269
Course Year Master and Doctor Course
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Wed 2nd
Location C1-192
Credits 2
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language Japanese
Instructor H. Mase, A. Igarashi, N. Yoneyama, Nobuhito Mori

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Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Out line of coastal and urbarn disasters 1 Introduction of coastal and urban disasters will be lectured. The type and cause of coastal and urban disasters will be explained for sequential lectures.
Modeling of tsunami, storm surge and waves 3 The fundamental physics and governing equations of tsunami, storm surge and ocean waves will be described and applications and historical events will be explained in detail.
Reduction of coastal disasters 3 Characteristics of historical tsunamis, storms surges and coastal erosion will be presented with countermeasures by engineering approaches. Reliability design for coastal structures will be explained following Japanese standard.
Earthquake Disaster in Urban Areas 1 Review of recent earthquake disasters in urban areas in Japan and other counries
Principle of Strucural Design against Disasters 3 Fundamental Principles of safety and performance of structures against extreme events, including earthquakes and tsunami




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