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  1. A Closed-form Approximation to Adaptive Structural Fragility to Aftershocks

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Hossein Ebrahimian, Fatemeh Jalayer, Domenico Asprone, Andrea Prota, Gaetano Manfredi

    A PERFORMANCE-BASED PROPOSAL FOR ADAPTIVE STRUCTURAL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT TO AFTERSHOCKS (1) Introduction Assessing the progressive state of damage in a given structure plays an important...

    http://nees.org/resources/12527

  2. Aftershock Fragility Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Updated Nonlinear Model

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wei Song

    Aftershock Fragility Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Updated Nonlinear Model The goal of model updating is to assess the structural performance by reducing the discrepancies...

    http://nees.org/resources/12137

  3. An Analytical Approach towards Modeling the Recovery and Reconstruction after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yoshifumi Yamamoto, Pooya Sarabandi

    An Analytical Approach towards Modeling the Recovery and Reconstruction after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami The infrastructures as well as large number of buildings along the Pacific...

    http://nees.org/resources/11375

  4. Analytical Study on the Seismic Performance of A RC Building with Structural Wall during the May 19, 2011 Simav, Turkey Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Onur TUNABOYU, Ozgur AVSAR

    Influence of Structural Walls on the Seismic Response of RC Buildings during Kütahya-Simav Earthquake in Turkey RC buildings having adequate amount of structural walls with a proper layout, are...

    http://nees.org/resources/12325

  5. ASSESSING BUILDING REPARABILITY AS A FUNCTION OF PERFORMANCE LOSS AND COSTS: AN APPLICATION FOR THE L’AQUILA EARTHUAKE

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Maria Polese, Marco Di Ludovico, Marco Marcolini, Andrea Prota, Gaetano Manfredi

    ASSESSING BUILDING REPARABILITY AS A FUNCTION OF PERFORMANCE LOSS AND COSTS: AN APPLICATION FOR THE L’AQUILA EARTHUAKE One of the most controversial problem in the aftermath of damaging...

    http://nees.org/resources/11943

  6. Cal VIVA: Assessing the Seismic Vulnerability of California’s State-Owned Buildings Through Planning & Engineering

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jill Nelson, James Guthrie

    Cal VIVA: Assessing the Seismic Vulnerability of California’s State-Owned Buildings In the last 20 years, agencies and departments in the State of California have initiated seismic vulnerability...

    http://nees.org/resources/11405

  7. Damage Index of Angle Brace Based on Residual Deformation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nobuhiko Tatsumi, Shoichi Kishiki

    Damage Index of Angle Brace Based on Residual Deformation Low-rise steel building structures are expected to play a part as a disaster prevention base in an earthquake disaster. These structures...

    http://nees.org/resources/11241

  8. Detection of building side-wall damage caused by the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake tsunamis using high-resolution SAR imagery

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wen Liu, Masashi Matsuoka, Fumio Yamazaki, Takashi Nonaka, Tadashi Sasagawa

    Detection of building side-wall damage caused by the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake tsunamis using high-resolution SAR imagery Optical satellite images have been widely used to detect building...

    http://nees.org/resources/11719

  9. Development of Response Plan of Airport for Mega Earthquakes in Nepal

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Bishnu Pandey, Carlos Ventura, Pablo Riofrio, Justin Pummell, Sean Dowling

    Development of Response Plan of Airport for Mega Earthquakes in Nepal Recent earthquakes in developing countries suggests that an earthquake of large scale near Kathmandu today could cause human...

    http://nees.org/resources/12105

  10. Development of the Residual Seismic Capacity Evaluation System with Capacity Spectrum Method

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Koichi KUSUNOKI, Akira TASAI, Masaomi Teshigawara, Daiki HINATA

    Development of the Residual Seismic Capacity Evaluation System with Capacity Spectrum Method Once a big earthquake occurs, many buildings are severely damaged, and consequently it gives rise to...

    http://nees.org/resources/11303

  11. DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO MODEL ECONOMIC DIMENSION OF COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gian Paolo Cimellaro, Davide Martinelli, Chris Renschler

    Modeling economic dimension of community resilience under PEOPLES framework Earthquakes and extreme events such as terrorist attacks cause indirect effects on every major economic sector. ...

    http://nees.org/resources/12551

  12. Earthquake Hazard Mitigation in Kentucky

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Issam Harik, Thomas Sardo, Ann Sardo

    Earthquake Hazard Mitigation in Kentucky Rapid assessment of a bridge structure’s safety and functionality is a crucial procedure in restoring vital lifeline routes after a hazardous event. ...

    http://nees.org/resources/12521

  13. Enhanced Rapid Post-Event Assessment of Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Derek Skolnik, Mauricio Ciudad-Real, Mark Sinclair, Tim Graf, Dave Swanson, Craig Goings, Ali Shaaban Megahed, Ahmed Almarri, Yavuz Kaya, Erdal Safak

    Enhanced Rapid Post-Event Assessment of Buildings Strong-motion instrumentation refers to the equipment required to record ground and structural response motions during moderate-to-large...

    http://nees.org/resources/11081

  14. Extracting Empirical Capacity Curves from Building Earthquake Response Data

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jeffrey Dowgala, Ayhan Irfanoglu

    Extracting Empirical Capacity Curves from Building Earthquake Response Data A restoring force (story shear) based method is presented to generate a capacity curve from the strong motion response...

    http://nees.org/resources/11069

  15. FEASIBILITY STUDY ON SEISMIC RESPONSE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED R/C BUILDINGS BASED ON OBSERVATION DATA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ho CHOI, Yasushi SANADA, Yasuhiro WATANABE, Yoshiaki NAKANO

    FEASIBULITY STUDY ON SEISMIC RESPONSE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED R/C BUILDINGS BASED ON OBSERVATION DATA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS On September 30, 2009, at 5:16 pm local time, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake...

    http://nees.org/resources/11299

  16. Post-Earthquake Alarm System Based on Real-Time Continuous Response Spectra Exceedance

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Derek Skolnik, Mathias Franke, Mauricio Ciudad-Real, Danny Harvey, Kent Lindquist

    Real-Time Continuous Response Spectra Exceedance Calculations This paper presents a novel robust approach for providing post-earthquake exceedance alarms for large distributed facilities using...

    http://nees.org/resources/11083

  17. Post-Earthquake Loss Calculation For Pacific Island Countries

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ivan Gomez, Daniel Duggan, Akshay Gupta, Carmine Galasso

    Post-Earthquake Loss Calculation for Pacific Island Countries An automated system has been developed that calculates the estimated loss from observed earthquakes for 15 Pacific Island Countries in...

    http://nees.org/resources/11809

  18. Postearthquake safety evaluation procedures for Bhutan

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Janise Rodgers, Bret Lizundia, Ayse Hortascu, Sonam Yangdhen, Yeshey Lotay, Karma Tshering

    Postearthquake safety evaluation procedures for Bhutan Bhutan is a small Himalayan nation exposed to significant earthquake hazard due to its geographic location. Bhutan suffered two recent...

    http://nees.org/resources/12337

  19. Practical Collapse Assessment for Reinforced Concrete Structures based on Seismic Response Spectrum

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kazuto Matsukawa, Masaki Maeda

    Practical Collapse Assessment for Reinforced Concrete Structures based on Seismic Response Spectrum Collapse assessment of reinforced concrete structures is important to know real capacity of...

    http://nees.org/resources/11467

  20. Progressive damage accumulation and fatigue considerations in structures subjected to an earthquake and aftershock sequence

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Geoffrey Rodgers, John Mander

    Progressive damage accumulation and fatigue considerations in structures subjected to an earthquake and aftershock sequence The Canterbury region of New Zealand has recently been subjected to a...

    http://nees.org/resources/11843