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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Balsa Towers

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will build their own towers using some of the techniques they have learned. The materials will consist of balsa wood and glue. General guidelines are provided, but the students will have...

    http://nees.org/resources/443

  13. Design Step 1: Identify the Need

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students practice the initial steps involved in an engineering design challenge. They begin by reviewing the steps of the engineering design loop and discussing the client need for the...

    http://nees.org/resources/454

  14. Design Step 2: Research the Problem

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Through Internet research, patent research, standards and codes research, user interviews (if possible) and other techniques (idea web, reverse engineering), students further develop the context...

    http://nees.org/resources/456

  15. Design Step 3: Brainstorm Possible Solutions

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Brainstorming is a team creativity activity that helps generate a large number of potential solutions to a problem. In this activity, students participate in a group brainstorming activity to...

    http://nees.org/resources/457

  16. Design Step 4: Engineering Analysis

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Engineering analysis distinguishes true engineering design from "tinkering." In this activity, students are guided through an example engineering analysis scenario for a scooter. Then they perform...

    http://nees.org/resources/458

  17. Design Step 5: Construct a Prototype

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students learn about the manufacturing phase of the engineering design process. They start by building prototypes, which is a special type of model used to test new design ideas. Students gain...

    http://nees.org/resources/459

  18. Design Step 6: Evaluate/Manufacture a Final Product

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    As students learn more about the manufacturing process, they use the final prototypes created in the previous activity to evaluate, design and manufacture final products. Teams work with more...

    http://nees.org/resources/460

  19. Visual Understanding Environment

    17 Jun 2010 | Tools

    Map your ideas and concepts in this mapping tool.

    http://nees.org/resources/vue