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  1. Nov 12 2012

    capstone experimentation in the NEES Grand Challenge Project on the Seismic Response of Nonstructural Systems

    The capstone experimentation in the NEES Grand Challenge Project on the Seismic Response of Nonstructural Systems will begin in November 2012, using a two-story test bed frame with tunable dynamic...

    http://nees.org/events/details/165

  2. World Earthquake 2011: Visualization Map

    02 Apr 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Developed by a researcher in Japan, this 9 minute visualization shows the locations, magnitude and depths of the 9323 earthquakes with magnitude greater than or equal to 4.5 from January 1, 2011...

    http://nees.org/resources/4389

  3. Post-Disaster Structural Data Collection Following the 11 March 2011 Tohoku, Japan Tsunami

    03 Feb 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Michael James Olsen, Ian Robertson, Solomon Yim, kwok Cheung

    The tsunami triggered by the 11 March 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake off Tohoku, Japan, created widespread structural damage in cities along the Japanese coastline. Careful documentation of flow...

    http://nees.org/resources/4165

  4. 9 story building model

    12 Dec 2011 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Ahmad AlNaseem

    This Model presents a representation of a 9 story and 9 degree of freedom model for a building excited by and earthquake input.

    http://nees.org/resources/4027

  5. Dec 06 2011

    The 23 October and 9 November 2011 Van-Ercis, Turkey Earthquakes

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    STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING (CE691S), NETWORK FOR EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING SIMULATION OPERATIONS CENTER (NEEScomm), and EERI STUDENT CHAPTER

    The 23 October and 9...

    http://nees.org/events/details/83

  6. Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 9 - 12 Lesson Plan

    26 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Make your Own Earthquake: Students will be able to generate energy waves and observe their amplitudes as recorded by an accelerometer. Students will use the recorded accelerations to further...

    http://nees.org/resources/2820

  7. UC Davis Team Studies Liquefaction in Japan

    08 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    A research team from U.C. Davis traveled to Japan to study the liquefaction that occurred during their large quake. Video courtesy of KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA.

    http://nees.org/resources/2802

  8. Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake

    21 Mar 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Rajesh Thyagarajan

    Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake - CNN iReporter Brent Kooi catches the earth moving and cracking beneath his feet as the quake strikes Japan. March 11, 2011. TOHOKU JAPAN...

    http://nees.org/resources/2734

  9. The Quake-Catcher Network

    10 Jan 2011 | Tools

    The Quake-Catcher Network is a collaborative initiative for developing the world's largest, low-cost strong-motion seismic network by utilizing sensors in and attached to internet-connected computers.

    http://nees.org/resources/qcnlive

  10. Cyclic Response of Concrete Columns Reinforced with High-Strength Steel

    16 Sep 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jeffrey Rautenberg

    In this paper the use high-strength bars (having a yield stress exceeding 80 ksi) as longitudinal reinforcement for columns is reconsidered. The focus of the work presented is on columns meeting...

    http://nees.org/resources/678

  11. Earthquake in the Classroom

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will learn how engineers construct buildings to withstand damage from earthquakes by building their own structure with toothpicks and marshmallows. Students will test how earthquake-proof...

    http://nees.org/resources/564

  12. Magnitude of the Richter Scale

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    In this activity, students will learn about the Richter Scale for measuring earthquakes. The students will make a booklet with drawings that represent each rating of the Richter Scale. Click...

    http://nees.org/resources/575

  13. Mercalli Scale Illustrated

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    In this activity, students will learn about the Mercalli Scale for rating earthquakes. Also, students will make a booklet with drawings that represent each rating of the scale. Click here to...

    http://nees.org/resources/577

  14. Save Our City!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students learn about various natural hazards and specific methods engineers use to prevent these hazards from becoming natural disasters. They study a hypothetical map of an area covered with...

    http://nees.org/resources/579

  15. Seismology in the Classroom

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students learn about seismology by using a sample seismograph constructed out of common classroom materials. The seismograph creates a seismogram based on vibrations caused by moving a ruler. The...

    http://nees.org/resources/580

  16. Earthquakes - An Introduction

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This lesson explores what earthquakes are, in the context of plate tectonics, by demonstrating what occurs along a fault line during an earthquake. Click Here To View the Site This material...

    http://nees.org/resources/422

  17. Tremor Troop: Earthquakes - A Teacher's Package for K-6. Revised Edition

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This teacher's package for grades K-6 provides ready-to-use, hands-on activities for students and teachers on the science of earthquakes and earthquake safety. This edition contains assessments...

    http://nees.org/resources/436

  18. Seismic Sleuths: Earthquakes - A Teacher's Package for Grades 7-12

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This package provides middle and high school teachers with information about the causes and effects of earthquakes. Activity sheets for students and background materials for teachers are provided...

    http://nees.org/resources/437

  19. Build an Earthquake City

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This updated publication provides elementary school teachers with ready-to-use, hands-on activities that explain what happens during and earthquake, how to prepare for earthquake shaking, and how...

    http://nees.org/resources/449

  20. May 24 2010

    Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics

    Details to be added

    http://nees.org/events/details/9