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Steel Strain Gauging Refresher
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09 Feb 2015 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nathan Braker
Nathan Braker explains how to attach steel strain gages to rebar.
Best Practices for Making Educational Videos
20 Jan 2015 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Daniel Kuchma, Aditya Bhagath, Gregory Pluta, Weslee Walton
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....
Instrumentation Tricks and Traps with Chris Hart
20 Jan 2015 | 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...
Tutorial: OpenSees and Building Tcl Files
24 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Silvia Mazzoni
This video explains how to use BuildingTclViewer program, particularly, focusing on material and section input for OpenSees.
19 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Dan Kuchma, Gregory Pluta, Aditya Bhagath, Thomas Frankie
Instrumentation Tricks and Traps with Christopher Hart
19 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Christopher R Hart, Anahid Behrouzi, nathan braker
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...
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.
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...
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...
Data, Data, Data and How to Upload, Archive, and Describe Research Data
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...
Drawings - How to Archive Setup, Instrumentation, and Speciman of an Experiment in the Project Editor
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...
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...
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...
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...
Building Frequency using K'NEX
18 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...
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.
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...
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
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...