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State University of New York at Buffalo experiments


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Complete16
Fabrication4

Experiment List


NEESAdaptStruct

Status: Active Testing
Planned for 2012-06-01 14:00 EST

Phase 3 of testing

NEES Hybrid Collapse

Status: Active Testing
Planned for 2012-06-01 09:00 EST

NEESSquatWalls

Status: Specimen Fabrication
Planned for 2010-07-01 14:09 EST

NEESTips

Status: Completed
Planned for 2010-03-30 14:01 EST

NEESNonStructural

Status: Completed [Video Stream]
Planned for 2010-03-01 14:00 EST

NEESports: Large-Scale, Shake Table Test of a Container Crane

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2009-11-18 21:37 EST

Container cranes are used to load and unload ships in ports and are critical to port operations. Past earthquakes have highlighted the vulnerability of container cranes to damage from even moderate earthquakes. During the 1995 Kobe, Japan earthquake,... [more]

NEESPiles Group Pile Test

Status: Specimen Fabrication [Video Stream]
Planned for 2008-04-01 10:00 EST

NEESR-SG: Experimental and Micromechanical Computational Study of Pile Foundations Subjected to Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading. Group Pile Test.

NEESPiles Test 1B

Status: Specimen Fabrication [Video Stream]
Planned for 2008-04-01 10:00 EST

NEESR-SG: Experimental and Micromechanical Computational Study of Pile Foundations Subjected to Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading. Low El Pile Test.

NEESPiles Test 1A

Status: Specimen Fabrication [Video Stream]
Planned for 2008-04-01 10:00 EST

NEESR-SG: Experimental and Micromechanical Computational Study of Pile Foundations Subjected to Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading. High El Pile Test

Sidesway Collapse (Phase 2)

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2007-08-03 15:00 EST

NEESR-II: Sidesway Collapse of Deteriorating Structural Systems. http://nees.buffalo.edu/projects/NEESCollapse/

Sidesway Collapse (Phase 1)

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2007-07-18 15:00 EST

NEESR-II: Sidesway Collapse of Deteriorating Structural Systems.http://nees.buffalo.edu/projects/NEESCollapse/

NEESPiles SG-1

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2007-05-10 12:00 EST

NEESR-SG: Experimental and Micromechanical Computational Study of Pile Foundations Subjected to Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading. Sloping Ground Test 1.http://nees.buffalo.edu/projects/NEESPiles/

NEESPiles LG-0

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2006-11-17 13:00 EST

NEESR-SG: Experimental and Micromechanical Computational Study of Pile Foundations Subjected to Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading. Level Ground Test 0.

NEESWood (Phase 5)

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2006-11-14 11:30 EST

Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction. Evaluate effect of exterior wall finishes. Archived videos: http://nees.buffalo.edu/projects/NEESWood/video.asp

UB-NEES Training Workshop

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2006-09-18 08:00 EST

Research at the UB-NEES Versatile Large Scale Hybrid Testing Laboratory: "A Users Perspective"

NEESWood (Phase 4)

Status: Completed
Planned for 2006-08-28 10:00 EST

Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction. Evaluate effect of interior wall finishes applied to perimeter structural and interior partition walls.

NEESWood (Phase 3)

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2006-07-31 10:00 EST

Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction. Evaluate effect of interior wall finishes applied to perimeter structural walls only.

NEESWood (Phase 2)

Status: Completed
Planned for 2006-07-06 11:30 EST

Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction. Evaluate effects of passive energy dissipation system.

NEESWood (Phase 1)

Status: Completed
Planned for 2006-06-05 10:00 EST

Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction. Evaluate seismic response of engineered wood construction.The test structure is a single unit from a two-story townhousedesigned to the 1998 UBC. Thestr... [more]

Zipper Frames (Phase 3)

Status: Completed [Movie]
Planned for 2005-11-28 09:00 EST

Zipper Frames (Phase 2)

Status: Completed
Planned for 2005-08-02 09:00 EST

Zipper Frames (Phase 1)

Status: Completed
Planned for 2004-12-08 09:00 EST

The Zipper Frames project is a collaborative NEES project between Georgia Tech, University at Buffalo, UC Berkeley and University of Colorado at Boulder. The model that is going to be tested is a particular variation from the traditional zipper frame... [more]

Experience with Hybrid Simulation