Title Earthquakes
Description Lecture, three hours; laboratory, one hour; one field day. Causes and effects of earthquakes. Plate motion, frictional faulting, earthquake instability, wave propagation, earthquake damage, and other social effects. Hazard reduction through earthquake forecasting and earthquake-resistant design. P/NP or letter grading.
Units 5 units
Restrictions FIRST-YEAR FRESHMEN ONLY
Course Days Tuesday Thursday
Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Location Humanities A51
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 178048200
Type Lecture
Instructor Caroline Beghein
Email cbeghein@ucla.edu
Phone 310-825-0742
Location Geology-1712

Syllabus

Textbook: "Earthquakes: 2006 Centennial Update", B. Bolt, Fifth edition