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Aug 30 2010
14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Jul 24 2010
9th US National & 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering
A Major Research Accomplishment in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Simulation
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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...
Acceleration Feedback Strategies for Active and Semiactive Control Systems: Modeling, Algorithm Development, and Experimental Verification
16 Dec 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
Most of the current research on active structural control for aseismic protection has been based on either full state feedback strategies or velocity feedback strategies. However, accurate...
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...
Nov 12 2012
capstone experimentation in the NEES Grand Challenge Project on the Seismic Response of Nonstructural Systems
Control Strategies for 3D Smart Base Isolation Sysytems Using Modal and Nodal Approaches
26 Dec 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yumei Wang
Application of control technologies to structures is expected to be able to enhance a structure’s performance in response to natural hazards. Specifically, smart base isolation 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...
Earthquake Engineering Tutorial
02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects
In 1997, William G. Godden, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, donated his nine-volume slide set, Structural Engineering Slide Library, to the Earthquake Engineering Research Center Library...
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...
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...
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...
Foundation and Ground Performance in Liquefaction Experiments
08 Jul 2014 | Databases | Contributor(s): Jacquelyn Allmond, Bruce Lloyd Kutter, Jonathan Bray, Connor Hayden
The consequences of seismically induced liquefaction have been intensely studied through case histories, numerical simulations, and many experiments involving shallow foundations on liquefiable...
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...
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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.
Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab Report Series
08 Feb 2012 | 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.
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...
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...