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23 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
This report presents the extended problem definition of a set of benchmark control problems for seismically excited nonlinear buildings. Focusing on three typical steel structures, 3-, 9- and 20-story buildings designed for the SAC project for the Los Angeles, California region, the goal of this...
29 Jul 2012 | Publications
2010 E-Defense Four-Story Reinforced Concrete and Post-Tensioned Concrete Buildings - Comparative Study of Experimental and Analytical ResultsA series of shaking table tests were conducted on two, full-scale, four-story buildings on the NIED E-Defense shake table in December 2010. The buildings...
29 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ying Wang
As part of the project entitled “NEESR-GC: Simulation of the Seismic Performance of Nonstructural System,” a series of system-level full-scale experiments of ceilings-piping-partition systems will be conducted at the University of Nevada, Reno NEES Site. This project is aimed at...
20 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Siavash Soroushian, Manos Maragakis, Keri L Ryan, Eiji Sato, Tomohiro Sasaki, Taichiro Okazaki, Lee Tedesco, Arash E. Zaghi, Gilberto Mosqueda, Dennis Alvarez
Nonstructural systems constitute a significant portion of the total property of typical buildings. Recent earthquakes have conclusively demonstrated that nonstructural damage results in significant loss of property and function with major catastrophic impact on communities. As part of the...
A full-scale, two-story, two-by-one bay, steel braced-frame was subjected to a number of unidirectional ground motions using three shake tables at the UNR-NEES site. The test-bed frame was designed to study the seismic performance of nonstructural systems including steel-framed gypsum partition...
29 Jul 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zbigniew David Czupak
This dissertation describes development of a procedure for obtaining high quality, optical grade sand coupons from frozen sand specimens of Ottawa 20/30 sand for image processing and analysis to quantify soil structure along with a methodology for quantifying the microstructure from the images.
29 Jul 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Angel Gutierrez
The effect of earthquake-induced liquefaction on the local void ratio distribution of cohesionless soil is evaluated using x-ray computed tomography (CT) and an advanced image processing software package. Intact, relatively undisturbed specimens of cohesionless soil were recovered before and...
29 Jul 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Matthew Eatherton
Current U.S. building codes and earthquake engineering practice utilize inelasticity in the seismic force resisting system to dissipate seismic energy and protect against collapse. Inelasticity in conventional structures can lead to structural damage distributed throughout the building and...