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  1. A Real Time Hybrid Simulation Demo Code for a Structure with Base Isolation

    09 Jun 2014 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Daniel Gomez, Rachel Chicchi, Scott Wonderly, Shirley Dyke

    This demo describes the set-up of a simple RTHS simulation with base isolation and is accompanied by two files BI_RTHS_simul.mdl and BI_RTHS_DM.m. BI_RTHS_simul.mdl is a Matlab...

    http://nees.org/resources/12728

  2. Lessons Learned from the Performance of a Base Isolated Hospital in Christchurch

    16 Apr 2014 | Multimedia

    Drs. Robert Nigbor (NEES@UCLA) and Henri Gavin (Duke University) discuss their observations regarding conventional and base-isolated buildings that they instrumented during the aftershock sequence...

    http://nees.org/resources/7715

  3. Apr 15 2014

    Research to Practice: Lessons Learned from the Performance of a Base Isolated Hospital in Christchurch

    Register now.
    In the next webinar in the NEES/EERI research to practice series, Drs. Robert Nigbor (NEES@UCLA) and Henri Gavin (Duke University) will discuss their...

    http://nees.org/events/details/265

  4. Nov 20 2013

    NEES/EERI Research-to-Practice Webinar: From Large Scale Test Findings to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Base-Isolated Buildings

    Presenters:Keri Ryan, University of Nevada, Reno; Anthony Giammona, Nabih Youssef & Associates; Gilberto Mosqueda, University of California, San Diego; Stephen A. Mahin, University of California,...

    http://nees.org/events/details/246

  5. Oct 10 2012

    Adaptive Stiffness and Negative Stiffness for Seismic Protection

    Satish Nagarajaiah, Professor of Civil and Mechanical EngineeringRice University, Houston, TexasTraditionally researchers have focused on supplemental damping systems for earthquake protection....

    http://nees.org/events/details/153

  6. NEES@Berkeley project highlight: NEES TIPS Seismic Isolation Hybrid Simulation

    21 Jun 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Khalid Mosalam, Shakhzod Takhirov, Stephen Alan Mahin, NEES EOT

    These experimental research tests at NEES@Berkeley are part of a larger project titled "NEESR-SG: TIPS - Tools to Facilitate Widespread Use of Isolation and Protective Systems, a NEES/E-Defense...

    http://nees.org/resources/4625

  7. Base Isolation

    11 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT

    Earthquake engineers take advantage of inertial forces to protect a building from damage during an earthquake. By using base isolation to separate the building from the ground, they can reduce the...

    http://nees.org/resources/3832

  8. Aug 20 2011

    TIPS Blind Analysis Contest - Pre-Test Analysis Due

    The Center for Urban Earthquake Engineering (CUEE) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology is sponsoring a Blind Analysis Contest for the full-scale 5-story steel building experiment associated with...

    http://nees.org/events/details/55

  9. Jul 15 2011

    TIPS Blind Prediction Contest - Registration Deadline

    The Center for Urban Earthquake Engineering (CUEE) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology is sponsoring a Blind Analysis Contest for the full-scale 5-story steel building experiment associated with...

    http://nees.org/events/details/56

  10. Jun 20 2011

    NEES TIPS Participant Workshop - Applications Due

    The NEES TIPS project will host a Participant Workshop in conjunction with the NEES TIPS/E-Defense Full Scale Seismic Isolation Test Program. Workshop participants will have the unique experience...

    http://nees.org/events/details/54

  11. Make Your Own Earthquake: Earthquake Resistant Structure Using Wood Blocks

    25 Mar 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley

    Part of the Make Your Own Earthquake series. Students will divide into groups of 3 or 4. Each group will perform three separate experiments using wooden blocks on a shake table to demonstrate how...

    http://nees.org/resources/2738

  12. Control Strategies for 3D Smart Base Isolation Sysytems Using Modal and Nodal Approaches

    26 Dec 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yumei Wang

    Application of control technologies to structures is expected to be able to enhance a structure’s performance in response to natural hazards. Specifically, smart base isolation systems,...

    http://nees.org/resources/1752

  13. Seismic Base Isolation by Means of Nonlinear Mode Localization

    19 Dec 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yumei Wang

    This study assesses the performance of a nonlinear base isolation system composed of a nonlinear foundation tuned in 1:1 internal resonance to a flexible mode of the main structure that is to be...

    http://nees.org/resources/1754

  14. E-Defense/Stanford

    08 Sep 2010 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    NEESR Project: Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings with Replaceable Energy Dissipating Fuses (PI: Gregory Deierlein, Stanford University) Stanford engineers and others create a...

    http://nees.org/resources/936

  15. Single Story Analysis Module 1

    07 Sep 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy, NEES EOT

    See the Learning Objectives Welcome The following challenge explores various issues and opportunities related to designing resilient structures to earthquake activity. You will be following a...

    http://nees.org/resources/885

  16. Testing of a New Line of Seismic Base Isolators

    23 Aug 2010 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Valentin Shustov

    The latest research activities at the California State University, Northridge gave rise to the innovative passive control of buildings technology invented by Valentin Shustov and called Earthquake...

    http://nees.org/resources/770

  17. What is Engineering Design?

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This lesson helps students understand the basic rules and regulations engineers follow when designing buildings. Click Here To View the Site This material is one of ten middle school learning...

    http://nees.org/resources/425