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  1. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/2821

  2. Report on the Cable-stayed Bridge Control Problem - Phase 2

    23 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke

    This report presents the extended problem definition for the second generation of benchmark structural control problems for cable-stayed bridges. The benchmark problem is based on the Bill Emerson...

    http://nees.org/resources/2416

  3. Seismic Fragility Relationships for Civil Structures with Semi-Active Control Devices

    05 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Waleed Barnawi

    Development of techniques for seismic mitigation has become increasingly important for communities throughout the world. Of the many available techniques, structural control has emerged as a...

    http://nees.org/resources/2181

  4. Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis for Seismic Risk Based on Stochastic Sampling and Focusing on Stochastic Ground Motion Modeling

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Alexandros Taflanidis

    This poster provides an overview on NSF Grant # CMMI-1030726 entitled “Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis for Seismic Risk Based on Stochastic Sampling and Focusing on Stochastic Ground...

    http://nees.org/resources/2087

  5. 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,...

    http://nees.org/resources/1752

  6. Seismic Base Isolation by Means of Nonlinear Mode Localization

    19 Dec 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yumei Wang

    This study assesses the performance of a nonlinear base isolation system composed of a nonlinear foundation tuned in 1:1 internal resonance to a flexible mode of the main structure that is to be...

    http://nees.org/resources/1754

  7. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/1732

  8. ZEUS-NL

    24 Sep 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Do-Soo Moon, Bora Gencturk

    Simulation of 3-D structures under static and dynamic loading

    http://nees.org/resources/zeus

  9. Aug 30 2010

    14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering

    For more information visit: http://www.14ecee.mk/

    http://nees.org/events/details/19

  10. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/442

  11. Jul 24 2010

    9th US National & 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering

    For more information visit: http://2010eqconf.org/

    http://nees.org/events/details/17

  12. May 22 2010

    Xth Chilean Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering

    This meeting will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.5 1960 Chile earthquake. A call for papers has been issued at the conference website; the deadline for the subscription of...

    http://nees.org/events/details/10