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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Aftershock Fragility Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Updated Nonlinear Model

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wei Song

    Aftershock Fragility Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Updated Nonlinear Model The goal of model updating is to assess the structural performance by reducing the discrepancies...

    http://nees.org/resources/12137

  4. An Analytical Approach towards Modeling the Recovery and Reconstruction after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yoshifumi Yamamoto, Pooya Sarabandi

    An Analytical Approach towards Modeling the Recovery and Reconstruction after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami The infrastructures as well as large number of buildings along the Pacific...

    http://nees.org/resources/11375

  5. Analytical Study on the Seismic Performance of A RC Building with Structural Wall during the May 19, 2011 Simav, Turkey Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Onur TUNABOYU, Ozgur AVSAR

    Influence of Structural Walls on the Seismic Response of RC Buildings during Kütahya-Simav Earthquake in Turkey RC buildings having adequate amount of structural walls with a proper layout, are...

    http://nees.org/resources/12325

  6. ASSESSING BUILDING REPARABILITY AS A FUNCTION OF PERFORMANCE LOSS AND COSTS: AN APPLICATION FOR THE L’AQUILA EARTHUAKE

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Maria Polese, Marco Di Ludovico, Marco Marcolini, Andrea Prota, Gaetano Manfredi

    ASSESSING BUILDING REPARABILITY AS A FUNCTION OF PERFORMANCE LOSS AND COSTS: AN APPLICATION FOR THE L’AQUILA EARTHUAKE One of the most controversial problem in the aftermath of damaging...

    http://nees.org/resources/11943

  7. Cal VIVA: Assessing the Seismic Vulnerability of California’s State-Owned Buildings Through Planning & Engineering

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jill Nelson, James Guthrie

    Cal VIVA: Assessing the Seismic Vulnerability of California’s State-Owned Buildings In the last 20 years, agencies and departments in the State of California have initiated seismic vulnerability...

    http://nees.org/resources/11405

  8. Damage Index of Angle Brace Based on Residual Deformation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nobuhiko Tatsumi, Shoichi Kishiki

    Damage Index of Angle Brace Based on Residual Deformation Low-rise steel building structures are expected to play a part as a disaster prevention base in an earthquake disaster. These structures...

    http://nees.org/resources/11241

  9. Detection of building side-wall damage caused by the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake tsunamis using high-resolution SAR imagery

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wen Liu, Masashi Matsuoka, Fumio Yamazaki, Takashi Nonaka, Tadashi Sasagawa

    Detection of building side-wall damage caused by the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake tsunamis using high-resolution SAR imagery Optical satellite images have been widely used to detect building...

    http://nees.org/resources/11719

  10. Development of Response Plan of Airport for Mega Earthquakes in Nepal

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Bishnu Pandey, Carlos Ventura, Pablo Riofrio, Justin Pummell, Sean Dowling

    Development of Response Plan of Airport for Mega Earthquakes in Nepal Recent earthquakes in developing countries suggests that an earthquake of large scale near Kathmandu today could cause human...

    http://nees.org/resources/12105

  11. Development of the Residual Seismic Capacity Evaluation System with Capacity Spectrum Method

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Koichi KUSUNOKI, Akira TASAI, Masaomi Teshigawara, Daiki HINATA

    Development of the Residual Seismic Capacity Evaluation System with Capacity Spectrum Method Once a big earthquake occurs, many buildings are severely damaged, and consequently it gives rise to...

    http://nees.org/resources/11303

  12. DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO MODEL ECONOMIC DIMENSION OF COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gian Paolo Cimellaro, Davide Martinelli, Chris Renschler

    Modeling economic dimension of community resilience under PEOPLES framework Earthquakes and extreme events such as terrorist attacks cause indirect effects on every major economic sector. ...

    http://nees.org/resources/12551

  13. Earthquake Hazard Mitigation in Kentucky

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Issam Harik, Thomas Sardo, Ann Sardo

    Earthquake Hazard Mitigation in Kentucky Rapid assessment of a bridge structure’s safety and functionality is a crucial procedure in restoring vital lifeline routes after a hazardous event. ...

    http://nees.org/resources/12521

  14. Enhanced Rapid Post-Event Assessment of Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Derek Skolnik, Mauricio Ciudad-Real, Mark Sinclair, Tim Graf, Dave Swanson, Craig Goings, Ali Shaaban Megahed, Ahmed Almarri, Yavuz Kaya, Erdal Safak

    Enhanced Rapid Post-Event Assessment of Buildings Strong-motion instrumentation refers to the equipment required to record ground and structural response motions during moderate-to-large...

    http://nees.org/resources/11081

  15. Evacuation Planning Considerations of the City of Honolulu for a Great Aleutian Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gary Chock, Rhett Butler

    Evacuation Planning Considerations of the City of Honolulu for a Great Aleutian Tsunami The City and County of Honolulu is developing revised emergency evacuation route plans and new refuge areas...

    http://nees.org/resources/11447

  16. Evaluating tsunami education in coastal Washington: a 2001-2012 review

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Johnston, Julia Becker, Leonard Graham, Wendy Saunders, Kim Wright, Douglas Paton, Chris Gregg, Bruce Houghton, Stuart Fraser, Vicki Johnson, Caroline Orchiston, John Schelling, Dave Nelson, George Crawford

    Evaluating tsunami education in coastal Washington: a 2001-2012 review Improving the response capacity of coastal communities at risk to tsunami presents an on-going challenge. To meet this...

    http://nees.org/resources/11487

  17. Extracting Empirical Capacity Curves from Building Earthquake Response Data

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jeffrey Dowgala, Ayhan Irfanoglu

    Extracting Empirical Capacity Curves from Building Earthquake Response Data A restoring force (story shear) based method is presented to generate a capacity curve from the strong motion response...

    http://nees.org/resources/11069

  18. FEASIBILITY STUDY ON SEISMIC RESPONSE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED R/C BUILDINGS BASED ON OBSERVATION DATA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ho CHOI, Yasushi SANADA, Yasuhiro WATANABE, Yoshiaki NAKANO

    FEASIBULITY STUDY ON SEISMIC RESPONSE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED R/C BUILDINGS BASED ON OBSERVATION DATA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS On September 30, 2009, at 5:16 pm local time, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake...

    http://nees.org/resources/11299

  19. New Building Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Charles Kircher, Jawhar Bouabid

    New Building Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami This paper describes new methods for determining the probability of damage to building and essential facilities due to tsunami inundation (flood)...

    http://nees.org/resources/11301

  20. New Lifelines Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): William Graf, Yajie Lee, Ronald Eguchi

    New Lifelines Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami This paper describes new methods for determining the probability of damage to lifeline components due to tsunami inundation, flow and debris...

    http://nees.org/resources/11331