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  1. A New Look at Strain Limits and Plastic Hinge Lengths for Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mervyn Kowalsky, James Nau, Chad Goodnight

    A New Look at Strain Limits and Plastic Hinge Lengths for Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns as Impacted by Loading History This paper discusses a research program supported by the Alaska...

    http://nees.org/resources/11141

  2. APPLICATION OF SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES IN THE SEISMIC ASSESSMENT AND PERFORMANCE-BASED DESIGN OF CONTINUOUS LONG-SPAN RC BRIDGES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Marco Escamilla, A Gustavo Ayala

    APPLICATION OF SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES IN THE SEISMIC ASSESSMENT AND PERFORMANCE BASED DESIGN OF CONTINUOUS LONG-SPAN RC BRIDGES In recent years, there is an increasing interest in the use of...

    http://nees.org/resources/12545

  3. BEHAVIOR AND STRENGTH OF PASSIVELY CONFINED CONCRETE FILLED TUBES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): MOSTAFA FAKHARIFAR, GENDA CHEN, ZHIBIN LIN, ZACHARY WOOLSEY

    BEHAVIOR AND STRENGTH OF PASSIVELY CONFINED CONCRETE FILLED TUBES Concrete Filled Tube (CFT) strategies have been accepted in the seismic retrofit of bridge and building columns. Compared to...

    http://nees.org/resources/12329

  4. Characterization of the Cyclic Behavior of Heavily Corroded Steel Bridge Bearings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Xiaohu Fan, Jason McCormick

    Characterization of the Cyclic Behavior of Heavily Corroded Steel Bridge Bearings A large majority of the bridge infrastructure in the United States is approaching its design life. Aging of the...

    http://nees.org/resources/12271

  5. Controlling The Seismic Damage In Bridge Columns Using Structural Fuses

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alireza Mohebbi, Keri Ryan, David Sanders

    Controlling The Seismic Damage In Bridge Columns Using Structural Fuses Previous research and experience demonstrates that post-earthquake downtime can cripple the transportation network, damage...

    http://nees.org/resources/11485

  6. Cyclic Behavior of As-built and CFRP Wrap Retrofitted Square Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Selamawit Mehary, Peter Dusicka, Ramiro Bazaez

    Cyclic Behavior of As-built and CFRP Wrap Retrofitted Square Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns The seismic performances of full-scale, square cross section, reinforced-concrete bridge columns...

    http://nees.org/resources/11091

  7. Cyclic Tests of Modular CFT Bridge Piers

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Changsu SHIM, Dongwook Kim, Dongki Chung, Ingyu Kim, Chulhun Chung

    Cyclic Tests of Modular CFT Bridge Piers Digital manufacturing and fast construction using machinery need standard design models and connection methods of prefabricated modules. Modular bridge...

    http://nees.org/resources/11957

  8. Developing a Soil-bridge Interaction Model for Studying the Effects of Long-duration Earthquake Motions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Andre R. Barbosa, Kyle Romney, H. Ben Mason

    Soil-Bridge Interaction during Long-Duration Earthquake Motions Earthquake engineering analyses are often performed using shallow, crustal earthquake motions (e.g., 1940 El Centro). However, large...

    http://nees.org/resources/11883

  9. Development of a Bridge Bent System for Rapid Construction and Enhanced Seismic Performance

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Marc Eberhard, John Stanton, Olafur Haraldsson, Gunnsteinn Finnsson, Phillip Davis, Mathew Schoettler

    Development of a Bridge Bent System for Rapid Construction and Enhanced Seismic Performance A new bridge bent system has been developed that includes precast columns (to accelerate constructions...

    http://nees.org/resources/12399

  10. Development of Cyclic Loading Protocol for Bridge Columns Considering Subduction Zone Mega Earthquakes

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ramiro Bazaez, Peter Dusicka

    Development of Cyclic Loading Protocol for Bridge Columns Considering Subduction Zone Mega Earthquakes One method to assess the performance of structural components is via experimental evaluations...

    http://nees.org/resources/11613

  11. Dynamics of Inelastic Isolated Bridges Subjected to Analytical Pulse Ground Motions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anastasios Tsiavos, Kevin Mackie, Bozidar Stojadinovic

    Dynamics of Inelastic Isolated Bridges Subjected to Analytical Pulse Ground Motions This paper aims at identifying the inelastic behavior of isolated bridges subjected to pulse ground excitation....

    http://nees.org/resources/11401

  12. Earthquake-resistant telescopic pipe pin column base connections for accelerated bridge construction

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Saiid Saiidi, Ali Mehrsoroush

    Earthquake-resistant telescopic pipe pin column base connections for accelerated bridge construction The use of prefabricated structural elements is an integral part of many accelerated bridge...

    http://nees.org/resources/12439

  13. Estimation of some dynamic parameters of the highest cable-stayed bridge in the world

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Roberto Gomez, Luis Martin Arenas-Garcia, Raul Sanchez-Garcia, J. Alberto Escobar

    Estimation of some dynamic parameters of highest cable-stayed bridge in the world Due to the geographic location Mexico is a country where earthquakes are permanent (part of the Ring of Fire...

    http://nees.org/resources/12371

  14. Experimental Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Seat-Type Abutments in a Curved Highway Bridge

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joseph Wieser, Manos Maragakis, Ian Buckle

    Experimental Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Seat-Type Abutments in Curved Highway Bridges Seismic pounding at seat-type abutments has resulted in a wide range of damage to bridges in several...

    http://nees.org/resources/11527

  15. Experimental Investigation into the Seismic Performance of Half-Scale Fully Precast Bridge Bent Incorporating Emulative Solution

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mustafa Mashal, Alessandro Palermo

    Experimental Investigation into the Seismic Performance of Half-Scale Precast Bridge Bents Incorporating Emulative and Post-Tensioned Low Damage Solutions The current State-of-the-Art Accelerated...

    http://nees.org/resources/12391

  16. Experimental study of inelastic bridge behaviour including pounding due to spatially varying ground excitation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nawawi Chouw, Bo Li

    Experimental study of inelastic bridge behaviour including pounding due to spatially varying ground excitation Pounding can cause damage to bridge decks during an earthquake. The relative bridge...

    http://nees.org/resources/11347

  17. Experimentally Validated Modeling of Concrete Actively Confined using SMA Reinforcement

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Qiwen Chen, Bassem Andrawes

    Experimentally Validated Modeling of Concrete Actively Confined using SMA Reinforcement Lack of sufficient confinement is one of the main reasons for reinforced concrete (RC) bridge failures in...

    http://nees.org/resources/12177

  18. Exploiting SSI to Mitigate Seismic Demands in Bridge Piers

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Stylianos Farantakis, Anastasios Kotsoglou, Stavroula Pantazopoulou

    Exploiting SSI to Mitigate Seismic Demands in Bridge Piers In the present work, the seismic performance of bridge piers is investigated with consideration of the foundation-soil interaction...

    http://nees.org/resources/12535

  19. FRP CONFINEMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH SELF-CONSOLIDATING CONCRETE

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mohamed ElGawady, Kamal Khayat

    Cyclic behavior of FRP-steel double skin cylinders Reinforced concrete columns having hollow core (HC) cross sections offer high strength-to-weight ratio and high stiffness-to-weight ratio, which...

    http://nees.org/resources/11483

  20. Grouted Splice Sleeve Connection Alternatives for Precast Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers in Moderate-to-High Seismic Regions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chris Pantelides, Mohammad Ameli, Dylan Brown, Joel Parks

    Grouted Splice Sleeve Connection Alternatives for Precast Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers in Moderate-to-High Seismic Regions Connections between precast concrete bridge elements of the...

    http://nees.org/resources/11415