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BNCS Educational Videos
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15 Jul 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Serge S Chakmakjian, Lelli Van Den Einde, Tara Hutchinson
A landmark full-scale test of a five-story reinforced concrete building was conducted on the NEES@UCSD shake table. The building was completely furnished with nonstructural components and systems....
NEES-EPICS Advanced Manual Shake Table
08 May 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy
This low cost shake table provides an inexpensive, easy way to demonstrate simple harmonic waves. The shake tables use inexpensive components that can be purchase at a hardware supply store and...
Apr 26 2014
USA Science & Engineering Festival
The 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest science festival in the US, features nationwide contests and school programs. NEES Ambassadors from Howard and Morgan State...
UCSD Seismic Outreach
11 Apr 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Lelli Van Den Einde
UCSD Seismic Outreach is an annual program that is tailored for 6th graders providing the students and teachers with an opportunity to learn about earthquake science and engineering. The proposed...
NEES Instructional Shake Table
13 Mar 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy
The NEES Instructional Shake Table (IST) can engage learners in engineering and scientific thinking associate with earthquakes and other dynamic conditions. The IST provides a low frequency force...
City Block Project Videos
03 Mar 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Project PI, Professor Jonathan Bray
Award# 0830331, NEESR-SG: Seismic Performance Assessment in Dense Urban Environments (nicknamed the City Block Project), videos on the project's research, investigators, and findings. Parts 1-5...
Feb 22 2014
Mini-Wave Tank at Discover Engineering Family Day
Mini-Wave Flume Structure Challenge
07 Feb 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Alicia Lynn Lyman-Holt
The Mini-Wave Flume Structure Challenge is an activity designed for public events but can also be used with smaller groups of people. It requires a Mini-Wave Flume as described by...
Mini-flume design drawings (CAD version)
This learning object includes the 3D Solidworks drawings for the design of the Mini Wave Flume. For the 2D (PDF) drawings please see (http://nees.org/resources/7458). Using these drawings a 16ft...
Mini-flume design drawings (PDF version)
This learning object includes the 2-d PDF drawings for the design of the Mini Wave Flume. For the 3D (Solid works) drawings please see (http://nees.org/resources/7471). Using these drawings a 16ft...
nees@berkeley project highlight: Seismic Rehabilitation of Vulnerable Braced Frames
06 Feb 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Khalid Mosalam, Shakhzod Takhirov, Barbara Simpson, Stephen Alan Mahin, NEES EOT
These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part of a project titled "Collaborative Developments for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Vulnerable Braced Frames," funded by the...
Quake Turns Ground to Liquid (Hacking the Planet episode)
30 Dec 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Kenneth Stokoe, NEES EOT
Earthquake vibrations can turn soil into a liquid. This process is called liquefaction. This 1.5 minute video provides visual demonstrations of how liquefaction occurs using the large shaker...
From Large Scale Test Findings to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Base-Isolated Buildings
11 Dec 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
A NEES/EERI Research to Practice Webinar "From Large Scale Test Findings to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Base-Isolated Buildings" Presented by: Keri Ryan (M. EERI), University of Nevada, Reno; Anthony...
Improving Seismic Performance of Pile Foundations in Soft Clays Using Deep Soil Mixing webinar
23 Oct 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
A NEES/EERI Research to Practice Webinar "Improving Seismic Performance of Pile Foundations in Soft Clays Using Deep Soil Mixing" Presented by: K.K. "Muralee" Muraleetharan (University of...
Tsunami in a Sand Box
21 Oct 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Alicia Lynn Lyman-Holt
This activity introduces students to how civil/coastal engineering and design can address problems and enable people to consider choices through cost/benefit analysis to help communities prepare...
NEES@Berkeley project highlight: NEESR-II: Toward Rapid Return to Occupancy in Unbraced Steel Frames
01 Oct 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Stephen Labounty, Peter Dusicka, Arlindo Lopes, NEES EOT
These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part a project titled "Toward Rapid Return to Occupancy in Unbraced Steel Frames" funded by the National Science Foundation under award...
NEES@Berkeley project highlight: Hybrid Simulation of Multi-Story Structural Systems Through Collapse
01 Oct 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Stephen Labounty, Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Eduardo Miranda, Carlos Gordo Monso, NEES EOT
These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part a project titled "Hybrid Simulation of Multi Story Structural Systems Through Collapse" funded by the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for...
NEES@Illinois MUST-SIM Facility: Physical Test and Hybrid Simulation Capabilities – Expanding the State of the Art webinar
20 Sep 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
The NEES@Illinois Multi-Axial Full Scale Sub-Structured Testing & Simulation (MUST-SIM) facility offered a webinar to educate potential researchers on the capabilities of the MUST-SIM...
High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete in Design of Shear Wall Coupling Beams webinar
08 Jul 2013 | Multimedia
"Use of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete in Design of Earthquake Resistant Shear Wall Coupling Beams" is a webinar in the Research to Practice Webinar Series co-produced by the Network...
Essentials of Project Management webinar - Parts 1 and 2
26 Jun 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Dennis S. Praedin, NEES EOT
Today, employees with Project Management skills are in great demand and they can add significant value to an organization. FORTUNE Magazine has identified Project Management as the “career path of...