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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. On Standard Buildings, Structures and Areas. SafetyRequirements under Tsunami Impact

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Igor Nudner, Mark Klyachko, Vasily Maxsimov, Vladislav Filkov

    ON STANDARD “BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES AND AREAS. SAFETY REQUIREMENTS UNDER TSUNAMI IMPACT” A new conception of comprehensive tsunami safety and standard, related to tsunami engineering are under...

    http://nees.org/resources/11393

  7. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS FOR THE GENERATION OF ANALYTICAL TSUNAMI FRAGILITY FUNCTIONS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joshua Macabuag, Tiziana Rossetto, Tristan Lloyd

    STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS FOR THE GENERATION OF ANALYTICAL TSUNAMI FRAGILITY FUNCTIONS The onshore flow of a tsunami can generate significant loading on buildings and infrastructure leading to various...

    http://nees.org/resources/11939

  8. Tsunami Hazard and Casualty Estimation Model

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Harry Yeh

    Tsunami Hazard and Casualty Estimation Model In the event of an earthquake, human losses directly relate to the extent of damage to buildings and infrastructure, which is strongly correlated with...

    http://nees.org/resources/11371

  9. Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Activities in California

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rick Wilson, Kevin Miller, Amanda Admire, Lori Dengler, Martin Eskijian, Cynthia Pridmore, Patrick Lynett, Hong Kie Thio, Jose Borrero, Edward Curtis

    Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Activities in California The California Tsunami Program, comprised of the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal-OES), California Geological Survey (CGS) and funded...

    http://nees.org/resources/12567

  10. AC 2012-4533: Online Modules for Wood Design Courses Through NEEShub

    10 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mikhail Gershfeld, Charles B Chadwell, Sean Brophy

    The Wood Education Institute is developing a series of rich-media based learning modules to provide tools for teaching wood design. The modules that have been completed are intended for...

    http://nees.org/resources/6539

  11. Apr 01 2013

    T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Control of Inelastic Structures by Weakening and Damping

    Andrei Reinhorn, Professor Emeritus, University at Buffalo, will present “Control of Inelastic Structures by Weakening and Damping” as the next guest speaker in the T.T. Soong Student Lecture...

    http://nees.org/events/details/195

  12. Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls webinar

    19 Feb 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Dawn Lehman, Laura Lowes, NEES EOT

    "The Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls," presented by Professors Laura Lowes and Dawn Lehman, both of the University of Washington, is the tenth in a series of Research...

    http://nees.org/resources/5617

  13. Nov 29 2012

    Joyner Memorial Lecture 2012: Building Near Faults - Dr. Jonathan Bray

    Designing facilities very near active faults presents unique challenges that require an interdisciplinary approach. Sound engineering and earth science principles can be employed to address the...

    http://nees.org/events/details/167

  14. Apr 23 2012

    Research to Practice Webinar - Seismic Design Methodology for Precast Concrete Floor Diaphragms

    "Seismic Design Methodology for Precast Concrete Floor Diaphragms " is the fifth in a series of Research to Practice Webinars co-produced by the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation...

    http://nees.org/events/details/130

  15. Dec 14 2011

    Webinar: Shear-wave Velocity Profiling and Its Importance to Seismic Design

    “Shear Wave Velocity Profiling” is the third in a series of Research to Practice Webinars co-produced by the Network for Earthquake Engineering (NEES) and the Earthquake Engineering...

    http://nees.org/events/details/79

  16. Do as the Romans: Construct an Aqueduct!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    In this activity, students work with specified materials to create aqueduct components that will transport 2 liters of water across a short distance in their classroom. The goal is to build an...

    http://nees.org/resources/563

  17. Feel the Stress

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Working individually or in groups, students explore the concept of stress (compression) through physical experience and math. They discover why it hurts more to poke themselves with mechanical...

    http://nees.org/resources/569

  18. Newspaper Tower

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will be challenged to design and construct a tower out of newspaper. They will have limited supplies including newspaper, tape, and scissors since engineers are often restricted by...

    http://nees.org/resources/578

  19. Stop the Stretching

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will learn about composite materials, tension as a force and how they act on structural components through the design and testing a strip of plastic chair webbing. Click here to view the...

    http://nees.org/resources/583

  20. Creating the Blueprints

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This lesson is intended to further students' knowledge about the process of design, focusing on the mathematics and procedures of creating floor plan blueprints. Click Here To View the...

    http://nees.org/resources/427