Over several years NGI has arranged courses in geodynamics with the geotechnical engineering group at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Amir Kaynia, who is Professor II at NTNU is one of the lecturers at the course. Together with him from NGI are also Brian Carlton and Arnkjell Løkke.

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The course is divided into three sequences of lectures and guided exercises

Part 1: 23rd to 26th September (NTNU):

  • Basics of dynamics for soils - by Steinar Nordal and Gudmund Eiksund
  • Modelling of vibrations in layered soils - by Lars Vabbersgaard Andersen

Part 2: 28th and 29th October (NGI):

  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering - by Steven Kramer

Part 3: 30th and 31th October (NGI):

  • Design according to EU codes, Seismic hazard assessment, Slope stability assessment, Soil structure interaction - by Amir M. Kaynia, Brian Carlton and Arnkjell Løkke

See more information about the course and how to register.