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  1. Best Practices for Making Educational Videos

    19 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Dan Kuchma, Gregory Pluta, Aditya Bhagath, Thomas Frankie

    This best practices video is intended to aid and equip the reader to leverage advanced research work and results to produce high quality videos for the purpose of education, outreach and training....

    http://nees.org/resources/13257

  2. Instrumentation Tricks and Traps with Christopher Hart

    19 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Christopher R Hart, Anahid Behrouzi, nathan braker

    Christopher Hart is a PhD graduate of the University of Illinois Civil Engineering program. During his studies he conducted 5 major large scale tests at the NEES@Illinois facility. In this video...

    http://nees.org/resources/13255

  3. Best Practices in Developing Education, Outreach and Training Videos to Communicate NEES Research Findings

    25 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Daniel Kuchma, Thomas Frankie, Aditya Bhagath

    The purpose of this best practices document is to equip the reader to leverage advanced research work and results obtained through NEES funding to produce high quality videos for the purpose of...

    http://nees.org/resources/13228

  4. Attaching Strain Gauges to Steel

    13 Nov 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nathan Braker, Weslee Walton

    Nathan Braker explains how to attach steel strain gages to rebar. This version is a short check list of the procedure.

    http://nees.org/resources/13253

  5. Correcting Sensor Metadata in the Project Warehouse

    06 Jun 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Cheng Song

    The presentation provides a quick guidance for editing and correcting sensor metadata after they are successfully uploaded to the Project Warehouse. Researchers are encouraged to consult the...

    http://nees.org/resources/12719

  6. Documentation of an Experiment in the Project Warehouse

    01 May 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Cheng Song

    What documentation is required and which is optional? The presentation provides guidance how to upload documentation and how to indicate what genre is uploaded. It also touches on the issues of...

    http://nees.org/resources/7884

  7. Data, Data, Data and How to Upload, Archive, and Describe Research Data

    01 May 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Cheng Song

    How to correctly upload and describe research data? What are the different types of data and how they shoudl be organized? The presentation focuses on data archiving in the Project Editor. It...

    http://nees.org/resources/7882

  8. Drawings - How to Archive Setup, Instrumentation, and Speciman of an Experiment in the Project Editor

    01 May 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Cheng Song

    The presentation shows proper archiving of the setup, instrumentation, and specimen of an experiment in the Project Editor. While researchers are free to upload additional technical documentation...

    http://nees.org/resources/7880

  9. Mini Wave-Flume Coastal Forest Kit

    18 Mar 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jennifer L Irish, Robert Weiss, Adrian Santiago Tate, Nicholas Zinck, Leah Potts

    This kit will introduce K-12 and undergraduate college students to tsunami flow and the effects that coastal vegetation has on this flow.  Three sets of instructions are included to suggest...

    http://nees.org/resources/7650

  10. Mini-flume design drawings (PDF version)

    07 Feb 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Alicia Lynn Lyman-Holt

    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...

    http://nees.org/resources/7458

  11. Acrylic Dollhouse

    19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    These plans are for an acrylic dollhouse that can be built for use on a shake table.  Lessons can be used with this dollhouse and shake table to demonstrate concepts that are discussed within...

    http://nees.org/resources/6646

  12. Building Frequency using K'NEX

    19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Shawna Peterson, Jesse Hoye

    The goal of this experiment is to give students insight into the behavior of two common earthquake-resisting systems for buildings, the moment frame and the brace frame, through introductory...

    http://nees.org/resources/6578

  13. Ambassador Program at Howard University overview

    11 Apr 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Indira Sirjue, Valencia Tayler, Samrakshak Lamichhane, NEES EOT

    A power point presentation outlining the activities of the Ambassador Program at Howard University.

    http://nees.org/resources/5811

  14. Wave absorbing-boundary method in seismic centrifuge simulation of vertical free-field ground motion

    26 Mar 2013 | Citations | Contributor(s): Mahdi Soudkhah, R.Y.S. Pak

    An evaluation of the method of experimental seismic simulation of coupled horizontal and vertical free-field ground motion by wave-absorbing boundary and centrifuge modeling is presented. By...

    http://nees.org/resources/5712

  15. HYBRID TESTING IN NEESR PROJECTS

    08 Jan 2013 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Xiaoyun Shao, Chelsea Anne Griffith

      Hybrid testing, as an advanced seismic response simulation method, combines experimental physical models with analytical numerical models; its versatility and capability of...

    http://nees.org/resources/5414

  16. NEES@UCSD/COSMOS High School Earthquake Engineering EOT Activities

    13 Dec 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Lelli Van Den Einde, Sam Lee, Andreas Stavridis

    The California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) is a four-week, educational summer program for gifted and talented high school students. Science and engineering topics are...

    http://nees.org/resources/5366

  17. K'NEX Earthquake Engineering Program for 4th & 6th Grade Students

    13 Dec 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison)

    The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) and nees@berkeley, an equipment site of the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation at the University of...

    http://nees.org/resources/5363

  18. Effect of Earthquakes on Nonstructural Elements and Effects on Structural Bracing on the system

    07 Nov 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT

    This learning module was developed at the University of Minnesota. It contains background information from FEMA on how to identify vulnerable nonstructural elements that are likely to cause injury...

    http://nees.org/resources/5233

  19. Dynamic Properties of Sandy and Gravelly Soils

    02 Nov 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Farn-Yuh Menq

    A two-part study was undertaken to evaluate the dynamic properties of nonplastic sandy and gravelly soils.  The first part involved the development of a large-scale, multi-mode, free-free...

    http://nees.org/resources/5184

  20. Tsunami in a Bottle

    16 Oct 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    This activity is one of several in a basic curriculum designed to increase student knowledge about earthquake science and preparedness. The activities can be done at any time in the weeks leading...

    http://nees.org/resources/5049