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Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab Report Series
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15 Dec 2014 | Series | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
This is the report series for the IISL, which is housed in the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Please see each of the individual reports for citation details.
Verification of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation With Shake Table Tests for a Three Story Structure Equipped with MR Damper
11 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ali Irmak Ozdagli, Wang Xi, Gaby Ou, Shirley Dyke, Jian Zhang, Bin Wu
In the last few decades, Real-time hybrid simulation (RTHS) has become a recognized testing methodology for evaluating performance of structural components under potentially catastrophic events...
Wireless Structural Control Benchmark Problem
A Benchmark Problem is proposed that allows the research community, through simulation, to examine the use of wireless accelerometers to provide feedback to the active control system...
Earthquake Simulator Video Archive
20 May 2014 | Databases | Contributor(s): Mete A Sozen, Arturo Ernest Schultz, John Bonacci, Marc Eberhard, Chungwook Sim, Sudheera R. Fernando, Santiago Pujol, Ann Christine Catlin, Enrique Villalobos, Ying Wang
This film database provides links to a number of videos related to dynamic tests conducted at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in the 80s. Detailed descriptions of test setups, specimen...
IMPROVING STEEL PLATE SHEAR WALL CODE DESIGN METHODOLOGY
11 Apr 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): James T Enright
Current code based design of steel plate shear wall (SPSW) systems does not take into account the lateral force resistance provided by the moment resisting frame which bounds the web-plate. The...
Experimental Shake Table Testing of an Adaptive Passive Negative Stiffness Device within a Highway Bridge Model
29 Jul 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Navid Attary, Michael Symans, Satish Nagarajaiah, Andrei M Reinhorn, Michael Constantinou, Apostolos Aristotelis Sarlis, Dharma Theja Reddy Pasala, Douglas Taylor
Implementation of a mechanical Negative Stiffness Device (NSD) within a reduced-scale highway bridge model and its performance under seismic loading conditions is evaluated via shaking table...
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15 Dec 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): George A. Howlett, Ann Christine Catlin, Kari Nasi, Rachelle Howell
Visualize, analyze and compare experimental and numerical earthquake simulation data.
A Major Research Accomplishment in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Simulation
17 Apr 2013 | Citations | Contributor(s): Mahdi Soudkhah
An innovative experimental framework for seismic soil-structure interaction investigation of foundations and structures subjected to a coupled horizontal and vertical ground motion...
Three Chinese students directly involved in the U.S. earthquake engineering
22 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
China Economic Net | Feb. 22, 2013 Story covers NEES and its international reach in teaching earthquake engineering. See attached PDF.
NEES@UCSD/COSMOS High School Earthquake Engineering EOT Activities
13 Dec 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Lelli Van Den Einde, Sam Lee, Andreas Stavridis
The California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) is a four-week, educational summer program for gifted and talented high school students. Science and engineering topics are...
Nov 12 2012
capstone experimentation in the NEES Grand Challenge Project on the Seismic Response of Nonstructural Systems
Development and validation of a real-time computational framework for hybrid simulation of dynamically-excited steel frame structures
16 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nestor Eduardo Castaneda-Aguilar
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...
Drill Prepares Hoosiers for Earthquake
07 Feb 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - People around Indiana and other states are using Tuesday to prepare for what to do if a big earthquake hit. It's called...
29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Sean Allen, NEES EOT
K-12 Earthquake Activity Teaching Modules A Joint Project of the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) and the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) In the spring of...
An Internet-based Educational Platform for Earthquake Engineering Laboratory Experiments
19 Sep 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Jian Ouyang, Chris Lawrence Beeler, Chencheng Wu, Le Yu
Shake table constitutes a versatile tool for educational purposes and small scale research projects in earthquake engineering and structural dynamics. Hands-on activities involving shake tables...
The Development of Fragility Relationships for Controlled Structures
04 Aug 2011 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
To mitigate the dynamic effects of earthquakes in structures, several response modification strategies have been developed, including implementation of passive, active, and...
Response Modification of Buildings and Bridges: Comparative Studies in Seismic Control
This thesis presents the results of research to evaluate the effectiveness of modern control strategies for the mitigation of earthquake induced hazards in building and bridge...
NEES Teaching Demonstration: Earthquake-proof K'nex Buildings
23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT
Students will be able to observe two ways engineers counter seismic accelerations on high-rise strucutres on order to make them safe. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the...
NEES Teaching Demonstration: Soil Liquefaction
Students will be able to observe soil liquefaction and its potential effects on adjacent structures and infrastructure. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the lesson that...
Make Your Own Earthquake: Testing Earthquakes on Paper Buildings
14 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Steven C. Smith
This 45 minute activity uses accelerometers to test earthquakes on paper buildings. Developed by Mr. Steven Smith, Purdue University, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science. Please...