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  1. A Framework and Case Study for Urban Seismic Risk Forecasting

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Lallemant, Anne Kiremidjian, Steven Wong, Kristhian Morales

    A dynamic risk assessment methodology for modeling time-varying risk in urban environments The year 2008 marked a significant threshold in the history of human settlement, when for the first time...

    http://nees.org/resources/12091

  2. A METHOD FOR THE RISK ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS DUE TO MULTIPLE HAZARD SOURCES AND CORRELATED FAILURE MODES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Miguel Jaimes, Eduardo Reinoso, Luis Esteva

    A METHOD TO RISK ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS DUE TO MULTIPLE HAZARDS AND FAILURE MODES RELATED AND INFLUENCE EACH OTHER All structures are subjected to one or more natural hazards, such as...

    http://nees.org/resources/12099

  3. Aftershock Risk in Japan Following Tohoku Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nilesh Shome, Chesley Williams

    Aftershock Risk in Japan Following Tohoku Earthquake Recent Tohuku earthquake has clearly showed that aftershocks following large magnitude earthquakes are a source of significant risk. In this...

    http://nees.org/resources/11429

  4. Analytical Modeling Framework for Seismic Risk Assessment of Unreinforced Masonry Structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Andrew O'Donnell, Yahya Kurama, Alexandros Taflanidis

    Seismic Vulnerability of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings Past earthquakes have demonstrated that unreinforced masonry (URM) structures are much more susceptible to failure than any other type of...

    http://nees.org/resources/11695

  5. Benchmarking, Validation and Calibration of Newly-Developed HAZUS Tsunami Methodology

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ronald Eguchi, Michael Eguchi, Jawhar Bouabid, Shunichi Koshimura, Fumio Yamazaki, William Graf

    Benchmarking, Validation and Calibration of Newly-Developed HAZUS Tsunami Methodology This paper documents the results of an effort to benchmark modeling results generated from the newly-developed...

    http://nees.org/resources/11653

  6. Benefit Cost Study for Unique Transit Structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Thomas Horton, Michael McRae, Mark Salmon, Donald Duggan

    Benefit Cost Study for Unique Transit Structures Donald Duggan, Mark Salmon, Michael McRae, Thomas Horton The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is engaged in a comprehensive...

    http://nees.org/resources/11217

  7. CALIBRATED RESPONSE SPECTRA FOR COLLAPSE ASSESSMENT UNDER MULTIVARIATE HAZARD AND STRUCTURAL RESPONSE UNCERTAINTIES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Christophe Loth, Jack Baker

    CALIBRATED RESPONSE SPECTRA FOR COLLAPSE ASSESSMENT UNDER MULTIVARIATE HAZARD AND STRUCTURAL RESPONSE UNCERTAINTIES Earthquake engineering design requires an evaluation of the structure’s...

    http://nees.org/resources/11593

  8. Carbon footprint of post-earthquake bridge repair

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kevin Mackie, Murat Kucukvar, Omer Tatari, Ahmed Elgamal

    Carbon footprint of post-earthquake bridge repair Analytical methods for quantifying the probabilistic response of bridges to seismic excitation have received considerable attention in recent...

    http://nees.org/resources/12303

  9. Cloud Analysis revisited: Efficient fragility calculation and uncertainty propagation using simple linear regression

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Fatemeh Jalayer, Ludovica Elefante, Raffaele De Risi, Gaetano Manfredi

    Cloud Analysis revisited: Efficient fragility calculation and uncertainty propagation using simple linear regression One of the most efficient non-linear dynamic analysis procedures for analytic...

    http://nees.org/resources/12539

  10. COMPARATIVE LIFE CYCLE COST AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Vesna Terzic, Stephen Mahin, Mary Comerio

    COMPARATIVE LIFE CYCLE COST AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS Recent earthquakes in Chile, New Zealand and Japan revealed that modern buildings were generally quite safe. Still, there...

    http://nees.org/resources/12299

  11. Comparison of the Effect of Epsilon and Eta Based Record Selection on Fragility Curves in the case of an Irregular Steel Frame with Concrete Shear Walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): hamid kazemi

    Comparison of Epsilon and Eta based record selection on Fragility Curve for an irregular building The reliable estimation of seismic damage for a typical building often is required adapted...

    http://nees.org/resources/11679

  12. CORRELATION OF SEISMIC DEMANDS WITH GROUND MOTION INTENSITY PARAMETERS EVALUATED THROUGH DIFFERENT GROUND MOTION RECORD SETS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Koray Kadas, Ahmet Yakut

    CORRELATION OF SEISMIC DEMANDS WITH GROUND MOTION INTENSITY PARAMETERS EVALUATED THROUGH DIFFERENT GROUND MOTION RECORD SETS The need for reliable assessment of the seismic demands of structures...

    http://nees.org/resources/12351

  13. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Different Retrofit Strategies following a Displacement-based Loss Assessment Approach: A Case Study

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Donatello Cardone, Amedeo Flora, Benedetto Manganelli

    Cost-Benefit Analysis of Different Retrofit Strategies following a Direct Displacement-Based Loss Assessment Approach: A Case Study Donatello Cardone, Amedeo Flora There are different strategies...

    http://nees.org/resources/11307

  14. Damage to Oil Storage Tanks due to Tsunami of the Mw9.0 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku, Japan Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ken Hatayama

    Damage to Oil Storage Tanks due to Tsunami of the Mw9.0 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku, Japan Earthquake The Mw9.0 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan earthquake tsunami damaged 418...

    http://nees.org/resources/11903

  15. DATABASES AND SOFTWARE FOR FINANTIAL RISK ASSESSMENT IN MEXICO

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Eduardo Reinoso, Mario Ordaz, Miguel Angel Jaimes, Benjamin Huerta

    DATABASES AND SOFTWARE FOR FINANTIAL RISK ASSESSMENT IN MEXICO During the last years, the development of software for earthquake risk assessment has been on the rise due to fast and powerful...

    http://nees.org/resources/12179

  16. DEVELOPING STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS MODELS USING BAYESIAN METHODS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gary Hart, Kidong Park, Anurag Jain, Bruce Ellingwood, Kevin Wong, Joel Conte

    DEVELOPING STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS MODELS USING BAYESIAN METHODS This paper presents a methodology that can be used in earthquake design that encourages the use of dampers and other “high tech”...

    http://nees.org/resources/12173

  17. Earthquake hazard model for loss estimation in Australia using the 2012 GA hazard data

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Paul C. Thenhaus, Kenneth W. Campbell, Nitin Gupta, Mahmoud M. Khater, David M. Smith

    Earthquake hazard model for loss estimation in Australia using the 2012 GA hazard data We have developed an earthquake hazard model for Australia specifically for use in loss estimation, which...

    http://nees.org/resources/12079

  18. Earthquake Risk Modeling For the Evaluation of Losses to Property Owners in the Metropolitan Area of Shiraz

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mehdi Sadeghi, Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler, Naghmeh Pakdel-Lahiji, Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany

    Earthquake Risk Modeling for the Evaluation of Losses to Property Owners in the Metropolitan Area of Shiraz In recent years, natural disasters caused huge human and economic losses, and...

    http://nees.org/resources/11587

  19. Effect of intensity bounds on the seismic safety of structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nusa Lazar, Matjaz Dolsek

    Effect of intensity bounds on the seismic safety of structures The seismic safety of structures is often communicated with the mean annual frequency of collapse, which can be obtained by...

    http://nees.org/resources/11893

  20. Estimating Risk For Santiago, Chile Due To Deep Intraplate And Interface Earthquakes

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Freddy Pina, Paulina Gonzalez

    Study of the effects of deep intraplate and interplate earthquakes in subduction zones – Case Study I: Santiago This paper describes the effects of deep intraplate and interplate earthquakes in a...

    http://nees.org/resources/11645