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  1. 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

  2. Adaptive Reuse of Concrete Cladding Panels

    07 Aug 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kurt Michael McMullin, Eugenia L Tai

    A NEES project focused on the seismic behavior of precast concretecladding panels generally used as building facades, also known as the PathwaysResearch Project, has just recently completed the...

    http://nees.org/resources/4843

  3. 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

  4. Antibacterial Silica Nanoparticles Impact on Water Quality: Experiments Involving MF254A, Ralstonia pickettii species, in Ultrapure Water (UPW)

    02 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Lisa Jones

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the public is being bombarded with ads for cleansers, soaps, toothbrushes, dishwashing detergents, and hand lotions, all containing...

    http://nees.org/resources/1878

  5. Assessment of Punching Shear Vulnerability of Slab-Column Connections with Shear Stud Reinforcement

    12 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Alex DaCosta, Eric Michael Matzke, Gustavo Parra-Montesinos, Carol Shield

    http://nees.org/resources/2309

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Blinky Bug

    23 Mar 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Keith T Adams, Pamela McClure, NEES EOT

    This little earthquake detector can be made with $5 of electronics. Designed by Keith Adams.

    http://nees.org/resources/4338

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Creating a Shake Table for Classroom Use

    13 May 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    This video will demonstrate the assemby of  a manual shake table that can be used with classroom projects.  The shake table can be assembled using materials purchased at the local home improvement...

    http://nees.org/resources/2907

  13. Data Curation at the California Digital Library

    09 Feb 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): John Kunze

    A survey of the data curation activities within the University of California Curation Center, including Merritt, EZID, DataONE, WAS, DataCite, data management plans, an open-source Excel add-in,...

    http://nees.org/resources/2595

  14. Data Integration and Model Development to Mitigate Urban Flooding Hazards Linked to Sea Level Rise

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Brett F Sanders

      Urban geospatial data affords a high-resolution (ca. 1 m) representation of terrain heights, land cover, and civil infrastructure that, when coupled with flood simulation algorithms,...

    http://nees.org/resources/1934

  15. 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

  16. Design Squad Newspaper Table Challenge

    29 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    In this activity, students will design and build a table out of newspaper tubes. The tables should be at least eight inches tall and strong enough to hold a heavy book. This activity has been...

    http://nees.org/resources/3523

  17. 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

  18. 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

  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. 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