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Simulating a Centrifuge Test using the Opensees Framework
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17 Dec 2014 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Antonios Vytiniotis
This manual describes the basic OpenSees features needed for the simulation of vertically propagating shear waves in a scale model in a centrifuge. GID has been used for pre- and post- processing....
NEES@RPI Sensor Videos
25 Nov 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Sensors are a critical component of physical modeling. They produce information that is used to quantify and understand physical phenomena. The centrifuge facility at Rensselaer Polytechnic...
NUMERICAL SEISMIC FRAGILITY OF FIRE SPRINKLER PIPING SYSTEMS WITH THREADED JOINTS
02 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Siavash Soroushian, Manos Maragakis, Arash E. Zaghi, Alicia Echevarria, Yuan Tian, Andre Filiatrault
Abstract: Numerical modeling method was developed for fire sprinkler piping systems and used to generate seismic fragility parameters. The model accounts for inelastic response of threaded joints,...
NEES@Illinois MUST-SIM Facility: Physical Test and Hybrid Simulation Capabilities – Expanding the State of the Art webinar
20 Sep 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
The NEES@Illinois Multi-Axial Full Scale Sub-Structured Testing & Simulation (MUST-SIM) facility offered a webinar to educate potential researchers on the capabilities of the MUST-SIM...
3D Data Viewer Tutorial Video
30 Jul 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
The 3D Data Viewer (developed by CEES at RPI in collaboration with NEES@Oregon State) is a tool specially designed to display both 3D models as well as 2D plots side by...
23 Apr 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Chia-Ming Chang, Michael Allan Johnson
Brief video showing the UI-SimCor architecture and a list of the innovative features of the simulation coordinator.
Using Multi-time Stepping in Finite Element Models to Meet Real Time Constraints
09 Apr 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gregory Brendan Bunting, Payton Lindsay, Amin Maghareh, Arun Prakash, Shirley Dyke
In the field of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation (RTHS) several studies have investigated various unique physical setups, while the numerical models have remained relatively simple. In the area of...
3-D Longitudinal Performance of Rehabilitated Sewer Pipelines Based on Experiments of Actual Pipes and Finite Elements Analysis
26 Mar 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Danesh Nourzadeh, Shiro Takada
Reinforced concrete cylindrical pipes (RCCPs) are one of the most widely used sewer conduits all over the world. These pipelines are very vulnerable to the corrosion and accident due to traffic...
Development and Validation of a Computational Tool for Real-time Hybrid of Steel Frame Structures
18 Oct 2012 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Nestor Eduardo Castaneda-Aguilar, Xiuyu Gao, Shirley Dyke
The use of traditional techniques such as the shake table or the pseudo-dynamic (PSD) test are often used to validate and disseminate new technologies associated with structural response...
Structural Engineers Learn Lessons From Failures Through Digital Databases
09 Apr 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Engineering News Record (ENR.com) | April 9, 2012 Authors Covers the NEEShub. Quotes Santiago Pujol.
The ACI Publications Database
19 Mar 2012 | Databases | Contributor(s): JoAnn Browning, Ann Christine Catlin, Ying Wang, Sumudinie Fernando, Sudheera R. Fernando, Ruwan Egoda Gamage
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) Journals and NEEScomm are partnering to use the powerful capabilities of the NEEShub to share experimental data from journal articles that would be of...
NEES Vision Report on Computational and Hybrid Simulation
10 Nov 2011 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Gregory Deierlein, Pedro Arduino, Dominic Assimaki, Juan M Caicedo, Shirley Dyke, Mahmoud M Hachem, Ayhan Irfanoglu, Frank McKenna, Patrick Lynett, Laura Nicole Lowes, Lelio Mejia, Silvia Mazzoni, Gilberto Mosqueda, Naru Nakata, Jian Zhang, Gregory P Rodgers
On November 1, 2011, the Simulation Subcommittee of the NEEScomm Project Advisory Committee, under the leadership of Prof. Greg Deierlein from Stanford University submitted to NEEScomm...