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Nov 12 2012
capstone experimentation in the NEES Grand Challenge Project on the Seismic Response of Nonstructural Systems
World Earthquake 2011: Visualization Map
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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...
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...
9 story building model
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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.
Dec 06 2011
The 23 October and 9 November 2011 Van-Ercis, Turkey Earthquakes
JOINT SEMINAR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING (CE691S), NETWORK FOR EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING SIMULATION OPERATIONS CENTER (NEEScomm), and EERI STUDENT CHAPTER The 23 October and 9...
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...
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.
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.
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.
12 Nov 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jian Zhang
Identify pulse amplitude and period in near-fault ground motions
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...
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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...
Magnitude of the Richter Scale
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.
Mercalli Scale Illustrated
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.
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Save Our City!
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...
Seismology in the Classroom
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...
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.
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Tremor Troop: Earthquakes - A Teacher's Package for K-6. Revised Edition
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...