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  1. A Model for Predicting Panel Zone Deformation Capacity in Rehabilitated Steel Moment Connections

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chia-Ming Uang, Dong-Won Kim, Colin Blaney

    A Model for Predicting Panel Zone Deformation Capacity in Rehabilitated Steel Moment Connections Rehabilitation of pre-Northridge steel moment connections to avoid brittle fracture in the beam...

    http://nees.org/resources/12333

  2. An Innovative FRP Anchor System for the Seismic Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joshua Woods

    Innovative FRP Anchor System for the Seismic Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls Joshua E. Woods, Carlos A. Cruz-Noguez & David T. Lau Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,...

    http://nees.org/resources/11845

  3. Criteria and Methods for Redesign and Retrofit of Old Structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Stavroula Pantazopoulou, Georgia Thermou

    Criteria and Methods for Redesign and Retrofit of Old Structures The potential of earthquake damage in structural systems may be identified from the pattern of localization of normalized lateral...

    http://nees.org/resources/12359

  4. FEMA P-807: Guidelines for Seismic Retrofit of Weak-Story Wood-Framed Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Mar, Mike Korolyk

    FEMA P807: Guidelines for Seismic Retrofit of Weak-Story Wood-Frame Buildings This presentation will introduce FEMA P-807 Guidelines for Seismic Retrofit of Weak-Story Wood-framed Buildings. The...

    http://nees.org/resources/12135

  5. Historical reinforced concrete high-rise buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Claudio Chesi, Maria Parisi, Valentina Sumini

    Historical reinforced concrete high-rise buildings Reinforced concrete structures built without reference to a seismic design code in areas that have subsequently been included in a seismic zone...

    http://nees.org/resources/12009

  6. Improvement of angle bolted connections by the additional fillet welding

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yuika Kawano, Shoichi Kishiki

    Improvement of angle bolted connections The seismic design code for building structures of Japan was revised in 1981. Therefore, there are many buildings with lack of seismic performance, and...

    http://nees.org/resources/11243

  7. Innovative Emergency Repair Study on Severely Damaged Bridge Columns using Shape Memory Alloy Spirals

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Moochul Shin, Bassem Andrawes

    Innovative Emergency Repair Study on Severely Damaged Bridge Columns using Shape Memory Alloy Spirals Repairing damaged bridge reinforced concrete (RC) columns is imperative to recover safety,...

    http://nees.org/resources/12047

  8. MULTISCALE SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF AGED AND DETERIORATED RC STRUCTURES IN MARINE ENVIRONMENT

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gian Piero Lignola, Gaetano Manfredi, Andrea Prota

    MULTISCALE SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF AGED AND DETERIORATED RC STRUCTURES IN MARINE ENVIRONMENT The assessment of aged and deteriorated RC existing structures is a complex task because the reliability...

    http://nees.org/resources/11993

  9. Numerical Modeling of URM Infill Walls Retrofitted with Embedded Reinforcing Steel

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rajendra Soti, Andre Barbosa, Andreas Stavridis

    Numerical Modeling of Unreinforced Masonry Walls Retrofitted by Embedded Reinforcements Unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings present a serious threat to communities in earthquake prone regions...

    http://nees.org/resources/12559

  10. Optimal Allocation of Funding for Seismic Retrofitting Measures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anna Maria Lombardi, Warner Marzocchi, Gordon Woo

    Optimal Allocation of Funding for Seismic Retrofitting Measures Anna Maria Lombardi, Warner Marzocchi, Gordon Woo There are still many parts of the world where most structures have been built...

    http://nees.org/resources/11263

  11. Rehabilitation of Maison Dufort: adopting Traditional Techniques for Seismic Retrofitting

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Owen Rosenboom, Stephen Kelley, Terrence Paret

    Rehabilitation of Maison Dufort: adopting Traditional Techniques for Seismic Retrofitting In the historic center of Port-au-Prince, more than two hundred historic gingerbread houses experienced...

    http://nees.org/resources/11987

  12. Repair of Damaged Precast RC Bridge Columns with Grouted Splice Sleeve Connections using CFRP Shells and Plastic Hinge Relocation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chris Pantelides, Mohammad Ameli, Dylan Brown, Joel Parks, Lawrence Reaveley

    Repair of Damaged Precast RC Bridge Columns with Grouted Splice Sleeve Connections using CFRP Shells and Plastic Hinge Relocation A repair technique for damaged precast reinforced concrete (RC)...

    http://nees.org/resources/11417

  13. Seismic assessment and rehabilitation of existing steel braced frames designed in accordance with the 1980 Canadian code provisions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yasaman Balazadeh Minouei, Sanda Koboevic, Robert Tremblay

    Nonlinear seismic assessment of existing steel braced frames designed in accordance with the 1980 Canadian code provisions Seismic loading provisions were introduced in the National Building Code...

    http://nees.org/resources/11455

  14. Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of a Concrete Shear Wall Building Using Structural Reliability Theory

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gary Hart, Gregg Brandow, Kidong Park, Nick Delli Quadri, Marshall Lew, Lauren Carpenter

    Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of a Concrete Shear Wall Building Using Structural Reliability Theory This paper presents a case study where an existing eight story Los Angeles reinforced...

    http://nees.org/resources/11631

  15. Seismic performance of SMA retrofitted multiple-frame RC bridges subjected to strong main shock-aftershock sequences

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wanching Huang, Bassem Andrawes

    Seismic performance of SMA retrofitted multiple-frame RC bridges subjected to strong main shock-aftershock sequences Previous studies have shown that applying active confinement through forms of...

    http://nees.org/resources/11373

  16. Seismic Rehabilitation of Steel Concentrically Braced Frames using Stiff Rocking Cores

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Bing Qu, Francisco Sanchez-Zamora, Juan Sanchez, Michael Pollino, Gilberto Mosqueda

    Seismic Rehabilitation of Steel Concentrically Braced Frames using Stiff Rocking Cores Steel Concentrically Braced Frames (CBFs) are ubiquitous throughout the world building stock; however this...

    http://nees.org/resources/11321

  17. Seismic Rehabilitation of the Historic Smokestack at Heart Mountain Relocation Center

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Owen Rosenboom, Lawrence Graham, Kari Klaboe, Sigmund Freeman, Jerry E. Maly

    Preservation of the Iconic Smokestack at Heart Mountain Relocation Center For three years during World War II (1942-1945), thousands of Japanese-Americans were interned at the Heart Mountain...

    http://nees.org/resources/12059

  18. Seismic Retrofit of Deficient RC Sear Walls with FRP Tow Sheets

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): CARLOS CRUZ NOGUEZ, DAVID LAU, IBRAHIM SHAHEEN, JOSHUA WOODS, AHMED HASSAN

    Seismic Retrofit of Deficient RC Shear Walls Using FRP tow sheets This paper presents the results of a comprehensive study on the repair and strengthening of seismically deficient,...

    http://nees.org/resources/11545

  19. Seismic Retrofit of Shear Critical Beam-Column Joints in Existing Concrete Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wael M. Hassan

    Seismic Retrofit of Shear Critical Beam-Column Joints in Existing Concrete Buildings Shear deficient beam-column joints in existing concrete buildings are believed to have caused partial or total...

    http://nees.org/resources/12455

  20. Seismic vulnerability of traditional buildings: the effect of roof-masonry walls interaction

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Maria Parisi, Claudio Chesi

    Seismic vulnerability of traditional buildings: the effect of roof-masonry walls interaction A frontier in earthquake engineering remains between engineered, modern code designed buildings and the...

    http://nees.org/resources/12015