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  1. Jul 22 2014

    10NCEE Special NEES Session: Seismic Retrofit of Soft-Story Woodframe Buildings: Testing, Analysis, and Policy

    This session at the 10NCEE focuses on lessons learned from the NEES-Soft project. The session consists of five 10-minute presentations on analysis and full-scale testing of soft-story woodframe...

    http://nees.org/events/details/272

  2. MEASURES DEVELOPED IN JAPAN AFTER THE 1964 NIIGATA EARTHQUAKE TO COUNTER THE LIQUEFACTION OF SOIL

    10 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): K. Harada, S. Yasuda

    MEASURES DEVELOPED IN JAPAN AFTER THE 1964 NIIGATA EARTHQUAKE TO COUNTER THE LIQUEFACTION OF SOIL In Japan, many remediation methods against liquefaction have been developed since the 1964 Niigata...

    http://nees.org/resources/12795

  3. "Then the Earth Shook and Trembled..." The Washington National Cathedral in the Aftermath of Mineral

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): MATTHEW FARMER, CORTNEY FRIED

    "Then the Earth Shook and Trembled..." The Washington National Cathedral in the Aftermath of Mineral As a result of the Mineral, Virginia earthquake on August 23, 2011 and associated aftershocks,...

    http://nees.org/resources/12485

  4. 2010 E-Defense Four-Story Reinforced Concrete and Post-Tensioned Concrete Buildings - Comparative Study of Experimental and Analytical Results

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zeynep Tuna, Sofia Gavridou, John Wallace, Takuya Nagae, Taizo Matsumori

    2010 E-Defense Four-Story Reinforced Concrete and Post-Tensioned Concrete Buildings - Comparative Study of Experimental and Analytical Results A series of shaking table tests were conducted on...

    http://nees.org/resources/11729

  5. A 100-Point System for Selecting and Ranking Natural Earthquake Records for Engineering Analysis

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kofi Addo, Andreas Felber

    A 100-Point System for Selecting and Ranking Natural Earthquake Records for Engineering Analysis Kofi O. Addo and Andreas J. Felber BC Hydro & Power Authority, 6911 Southpoint Drive (A02),...

    http://nees.org/resources/11177

  6. A Case Study on the Initial Costs and Life Cycle Benefits of Base Isolation for a Low Rise Office Building

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Matthew Cutfield, Keri Ryan, Quincy Ma

    A Case Study on the Initial Costs and Life Cycle Benefits of Base Isolation for a Low Rise Office Building Base isolation provides a proven and effective means of protecting structures from the...

    http://nees.org/resources/11647

  7. A Case Study: Post-Earthquake Structural Engineering – America’s First Cathedral, Baltimore Basilica

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Matthew Daw

    A Case Study: Post-Earthquake Structural Engineering – America’s First Cathedral, Baltimore Basilica As a result of the 5.8 Magnitude Mineral, Virginia earthquake on August 23, 2011 and...

    http://nees.org/resources/11449

  8. A Closed-form Approximation to Adaptive Structural Fragility to Aftershocks

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Hossein Ebrahimian, Fatemeh Jalayer, Domenico Asprone, Andrea Prota, Gaetano Manfredi

    A PERFORMANCE-BASED PROPOSAL FOR ADAPTIVE STRUCTURAL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT TO AFTERSHOCKS (1) Introduction Assessing the progressive state of damage in a given structure plays an important...

    http://nees.org/resources/12527

  9. A Cloud Service for Seismic Design of Buckling Restrained Braces and Connections

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ming-Chieh Chuang, Pao-Chun Lin, An-Chien Wu, Keh-Chyuan Tsai

    A Cloud Service for Seismic Design of Buckling Restrained Braces and Connections The welded end-slot buckling restrained brace (WES-BRB) was developed in the National Center for Research on...

    http://nees.org/resources/11425

  10. A Comparative Study of Sub-System and System Level Experiments of Suspension Ceiling Systems

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Siavash Soroushian, Esmaeel Rahmanishamsi, KiPung Ryu, Manos Maragakis, Andrei Reinhorn

    A Comparative Study of Sub-System and System Level Experiments of Suspension Ceiling Systems The seismic performance of nonstructural systems can significantly affect the functionality of a...

    http://nees.org/resources/12151

  11. A COMPARISON OF THE SEISMIC DESIGN OF TALL RC FRAME-CORE TUBE STRUCTURES IN CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Xiao Lu, Xinzheng Lu, Mengke Li, Linlin Xie

    Comparison on the Seismic Performance of RC Frame-Core Tube Tall Buildings Designed Following Chinese and U.S. Codes Structural collapse resistance is an important part in the performance-based...

    http://nees.org/resources/11461

  12. A Data Curation and Dissemination System for Earthquake Engineering

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Thomas Hacker, Standa Pejsa, JoAnn Browning

    A Data Curation and Dissemination System for Earthquake Engineering Thomas Hacker Over the past three years, the NEES project has developed a cyberinfrastructure that supports the collection,...

    http://nees.org/resources/11049

  13. A direct method for the design of viscous dampers to be inserted in existing buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Luca Landi, Pier Paolo Diotallevi, Simone Lucchi

    A direct method for the design of viscous dampers to be inserted in existing buildings In the design of viscous dampers to be inserted in existing structures the supplemental damping is often...

    http://nees.org/resources/12037

  14. A Fast High Order Accurate Method For Tsunami Propagation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anxin Guo, Shengchao Xiao, Hui Li

    A time-space decoupled algorithm for tsunami propagation Anxin Guo, Shengchao Xiao, Hui Li This paper presented an explicit and time-space decoupled numerical algorithm based on the exact solution...

    http://nees.org/resources/11239

  15. A Framework and Case Study for Urban Seismic Risk Forecasting

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Lallemant, Anne Kiremidjian, Steven Wong, Kristhian Morales

    A dynamic risk assessment methodology for modeling time-varying risk in urban environments The year 2008 marked a significant threshold in the history of human settlement, when for the first time...

    http://nees.org/resources/12091

  16. A Ground Model for Earthquake Response Analysis Derived as Best-Simplified with Using Microtremor Measurements

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Atsushi Mikami

    A Ground Model for Earthquake Response Analysis Derived as Best-Simplified with Using Microtremor Measurements In order to evaluate seismic performance of long-extended structures such as levees,...

    http://nees.org/resources/11149

  17. A Low-Power Autonomous Digital Accelerograph – Replacement for the SMA

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anthony Shakal, Carl Petersen, Troy Reitz

    A Low-Power Autonomous Digital Accelerograph – Replacement for the SMA During the last two decades strong motion accelerographs have become full-featured and high resolution. Typical instrument...

    http://nees.org/resources/12315

  18. A METHOD FOR THE RISK ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS DUE TO MULTIPLE HAZARD SOURCES AND CORRELATED FAILURE MODES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Miguel Jaimes, Eduardo Reinoso, Luis Esteva

    A METHOD TO RISK ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS DUE TO MULTIPLE HAZARDS AND FAILURE MODES RELATED AND INFLUENCE EACH OTHER All structures are subjected to one or more natural hazards, such as...

    http://nees.org/resources/12099

  19. A Method to Estimate the Drift Response of Flat-Plate Structures Subjected to Strong Ground Motions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Damon Fick

    A Method to Estimate the Drift Response of Flat-Plate Structures Subjected to Strong Ground Motions The overall earthquake response of flat-plate structures depends on the hysteretic properties of...

    http://nees.org/resources/11697

  20. A MICRO-UAV APPROACH TO EARTHQUAKE DISASTER SENSING: A CRITICAL REVIEW

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): ZhiQiang Chen

    A Micro-UAV Approach to Earthquake Disaster Scene Sensing and Proof-of-Concept Studies Strong earthquakes when realized in urban areas often lead to disastrous consequences that overwhelm the...

    http://nees.org/resources/11155