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  1. Analysis of Bridge Performance subjected to Lateral Spreading in the 2010 Chile Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Christian Ledezma, Scott Ashford, Kengo Kato, Daniel Gonzalez Paiz

    Analysis of Bridge Performance subjected to Lateral Spreading in the 2010 Chile Earthquake Several bridge structures were damaged as a result of liquefaction-induced lateral spreading in the 2010...

    http://nees.org/resources/12573

  2. Analytical Evaluation of In-Ground Plastic-Hinge Length and Depth for Piles in Marine Oil Terminals

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rakesh Goel

    Analytical Evaluation of In-Ground Plastic-Hinge Length and Depth for Piles in Marine Oil Terminals Rakesh Goel This investigation evaluated the current recommendations for plastic-hinge length...

    http://nees.org/resources/11219

  3. Comparison of the observed and estimated fragility of the water distribution system of Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yoshihisa Maruyama, Kazue Wakamatsu, Shigeru Nagata

    Relationship between damage ratio of water distribution pipeline and seismic intensity in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, after the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake The 2011 off the...

    http://nees.org/resources/11567

  4. Design of Welded Steel Pipeline Crossings of Thrust Faults

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Douglas Nyman, Gary Carver, Douglas Honegger

    Design of Welded Ductile Steel Pipeline Crossings of Reverse Faults Crossings of active tectonic fault zones are important considerations for pipelines, because to accommodate abrupt displacement...

    http://nees.org/resources/11569

  5. Earthquake Analysis of Concrete Dams: Factors To Be Considered

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anil Chopra

    Response Spectrum Analysis of Concrete Gravity Dams Including Dam-Water Foundation Interaction The elastic analysis phase of seismic design and safety evaluation of concrete gravity dams may be...

    http://nees.org/resources/11823

  6. Earthquake Resliience: Pipeline of Innovation to Keep Water Flowing

    22 Apr 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    DesignBuild Source | April 22, 2013 Online. Story covers research done at NEES to create flexible pipes that do not rupture during earthquakes. See attached PDF.

    http://nees.org/resources/6175

  7. Earthquake-resilient pipeline to keep water flowing to Los Angeles

    12 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WaterWorld | March 12, 2013 Covers impact of NEES research to imrove water line resiliency. See attached PDF.

    http://nees.org/resources/5807

  8. Full-scale Testing of High-voltage Electrical Equipment:

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Amir Gilani, Shakhzod Takhirov, Eric Fujisaki

    Full-scale Testing of high-voltage Electrical Equipment: High-voltage substation equipment have sustained significant damage during the past earthquakes resulting in financial loss for utilities,...

    http://nees.org/resources/11061

  9. Jointed Pipeline Response to Earthquake Induced Ground Deformation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Brad Wham, Christina Argyrou, Dimitra Bouziou, Thomas D. O'Rourke, Harry E. Stewart, Timothy Bond

    Jointed Pipeline Response to Earthquake Induced Ground Deformation The earthquake performance of segmental pipelines is strongly influenced by the axial pullout and compressive load capacity of...

    http://nees.org/resources/11193

  10. Los Angeles Tests Water Pipes That Stand Up to Quakes

    15 Apr 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications

    Wall Street Journal | April 15, 2013 Newspaper and online. Story covers NEES resiliency research and quotes NEES@Cornell researcher Thomas O'Rourke. See attached PDFs.

    http://nees.org/resources/6142

  11. MULTI-PARAMETER BASED ALGORITHM IN EEW

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rakhi Bhardwaj, Ashok Kumar, Mukat Lal Sharma

    Multi parameters based Earthquake Early Warning Algorithm In the present study an attempt has been made to develop an Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) algorithm which has been based on the initial...

    http://nees.org/resources/11669

  12. Performance of Earthquake Resistant Drinking Water Pipeline during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake in Japan

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): MASAKATSU MIYAJIMA

    Performance of Earthquake Resistant Drinking Water Pipeline during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake in Japan This paper deals with performance of earthquake resistant drinking water pipeline during the...

    http://nees.org/resources/11065

  13. Performance of Water Pipelines Retrofitted with Cured in Place Pipe Liner Technology under Transient Earthquake Motions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Amjad Aref, Zilan Zhong, Andre Filiatrault, Dimitra Bouziou, Brad Wham, Thomas O'Rourke, Harry Stewart

    Performance of Water Pipelines Retrofitted with Cured in Place Pipe Lining Technology under Transient Earthquake Motions In past earthquake events, the seismic vulnerability of underground...

    http://nees.org/resources/11435

  14. Regional pipeline vulnerability assessment based upon probabilistic lateral spread hazard characterization

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Douglas Honegger, Dharma Wijewickreme, Leslie Youd

    Regional pipeline vulnerability assessment based upon probabilistic lateral spread hazard characterization In many parts of the world, lateral spread displacement poses the most significant...

    http://nees.org/resources/11963

  15. Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Two 1930’s Reinforced Concrete Water Reservoirs

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): James Newell, Kent Yu, Tyler Clary, Don Ballantyne

    Performance-Based Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Two 1930’s Reinforced Concrete Water Reservoirs A City water station houses two reinforced concrete reservoirs (one-million gallon reservoir...

    http://nees.org/resources/12563

  16. Seismic Studies on Electrical High Voltage Transformer – Bushing Systems Incorporating Flexural Stiffeners

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Maria Koliou, Andre Filiatrault, Andrei Reinhorn

    Seismic Studies on Electrical High Voltage Transformer – Bushing Systems Incorporating Flexural Stiffeners Maria Koliou, Andre Filiatrault, Andrei Reinhorn Electrical high voltage...

    http://nees.org/resources/11121

  17. The Impact of the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquakes on the City of Christchurch’s Wastewater Collection and Treatment System

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Wareham, Mike Bourke

    The Impact of the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquakes on the City of Christchurch’s Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Disposal System David Wareham, Mike Bourke This paper systematically documents...

    http://nees.org/resources/11171

  18. The Vunerability Of Century Old Cast Iron Lined Tunnels to Seismic Events

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Vincent Tirolo Jr

    The Vunerability Of Century Old Cast Iron Lined Tunnels to Seismic Events Vincent Tirolo Jr In the New York Metropolitan Area there are 20 tunnels built under the East and Hudson Rivers in the...

    http://nees.org/resources/11187

  19. Trans-Alaska Pipeline Seismic Engineering Legacy

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Douglas Nyman, William Hall, Vincent Szymkowiak

    Trans-Alaska Pipeline Seismic Engineering Legacy The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) transports crude oil from the Prudhoe Bay on Alaska’s North Slope to a marine tanker terminal in Valdez. ...

    http://nees.org/resources/12125

  20. What's So Special About Pipelines?

    18 Feb 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Video discussion of experimental setups and testing at NEES sites, including new materials testing for pipelines.  Directed toward elementary school students, this video was created by...

    http://nees.org/resources/2633