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  1. A Low-Power Autonomous Digital Accelerograph – Replacement for the SMA

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anthony Shakal, Carl Petersen, Troy Reitz

    A Low-Power Autonomous Digital Accelerograph – Replacement for the SMA During the last two decades strong motion accelerographs have become full-featured and high resolution. Typical instrument...

    http://nees.org/resources/12315

  2. ADVANTAGES OF ACTIVE LOVE WAVE TECHNIQUES IN GEOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SEISMOGRAPHIC STATION SITES—CASE STUDIES IN CALIFORNIA AND THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN UNITED STATES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Antony Martin, Alan Yong, Lawrence Salomone

    Geophysical Characterization of Seismographic Station Sites in California and the Central and Eastern United States—the use of Active Love Wave Techniques As part of a suite of non-invasive...

    http://nees.org/resources/11805

  3. An Efficient Record Selection Procedure for the Estimation of Median Seismic Demands

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Neal Kwong

    A PSHA-based Ground Motion Selection Procedure for Estimating the Seismic Demand Hazard Curve The seismic demand hazard curve (SDHC), λEDP (z), is an important tool for assessing the performance...

    http://nees.org/resources/11571

  4. Applicability of the Ground Motion Prediction Equations to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, M9.0, Japan

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Susumu Ohno

    Applicability of the Ground Motion Prediction Equations to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, M9.0, Japan The 2011 Tohoku earthquake is the first great (magnitude of 9 or larger) earthquake in the world...

    http://nees.org/resources/11469

  5. Application of Horizontal-to-Vertical (H/V) Spectral Ratios for Both Microtremors and Earthquake Motions Based on the Diffuse Field Theory

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Hiroshi Kawase, Shinichi Matsushima, Fumiaki Nagashima, Francisco Sánchez-Sesma

    New Application Method of Horizontal-to-Vertical (H/V) Spectral Ratios for Both Microtremors and Earthquake Motions Based on the Diffuse Field Theory Horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratios (HVRs)...

    http://nees.org/resources/11863

  6. ARTQUAKE, A NEW SOFTWARE FOR GENERATION OF ARTIFICIAL TIME-HISTORIES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sergio Hampshire C. Santos, Silvio de Souza Lima, Rodrigo M. R. Rodrigues

    ARTQUAKE, A NEW SOFTWARE FOR GENERATION OF ARTIFICIAL TIME-HISTORIES For the seismic design of some important structures, such as reactors in Nuclear Power Plants, it is often required by the...

    http://nees.org/resources/11255

  7. Buildings and Infrastructure Plans Damage Caused by the 11 August 2012,Qaradagh

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ebad Ghanbari

    Buildings and Infrastructure Plans Damage Caused by the 11 August 2011,Qaradagh Ebad Ghanbari An extremely dangerous shallow earthquake occurred in the Qaradagh(Ahar-Varzeghan) NW of Iran. This...

    http://nees.org/resources/11099

  8. Campbell-Bozorgnia NGA-West2 Horizontal Ground Motion Model for Active Tectonic Domains

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kenneth Campbell, Yousef Bozorgnia

    Campbell-Bozorgnia NGA-West2 Horizontal Ground Motion Model: Comparison with the 2008 NGA Model We summarize the development of the Campbell-Bozorgnia NGA-West2 empirical ground motion prediction...

    http://nees.org/resources/11365

  9. Change in Seismic Risk in the Zone of Maule after the February 27, 2010 Earthquake in Chile

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jorge Crempien-Laborie

    Change in Seismic Risk in the Zone of Maule after the February 27, 2010 Earthquake in Chile A comparative study of the seismic risk associated with the Maule Region in the central zone of Chile...

    http://nees.org/resources/11717

  10. Characterization and Representation of Pulse-like Ground Motions Using Wavelet-based Cumulative Pulse Extraction

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yuan Lu, Marios Panagiotou

    Characterization and Representation of Pulse-like Ground Motions Using Wavelet-based Cumulative Pulse Extraction This paper presents an iterative method for extracting multiple strong pulses...

    http://nees.org/resources/11329

  11. Comparison of Design Ground Motion Between Coastal California and the Central United States

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zhenming Wang

    Comparison of Design Ground Motion Between Coastal California and the Central United States As shown by recent earthquakes, such as the Wenchuan, China (2008), L’Aquila, Italy (2009), Haiti (2010)...

    http://nees.org/resources/11767

  12. COMPREHENSIVE SITE EFFECTS EVALUATION APPROACH FOR CITIES AND ITS APPLICATION IN BOGOTÁ

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gabriel Bernal, Omar Cardona, Alex Barbat, Mario Salgado

    COMPREHENSIVE SITE EFFECTS EVALUATION APPROACH FOR CITIES AND ITS APPLICATION IN BOGOTÁ A methodology for modeling site effects in cities is presented. This methodology is based on the definition...

    http://nees.org/resources/11605

  13. Depth-dependent Site Factors with Soil Nonlinear Effects

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chi-Chin Tsai, Tadahiro Kishida

    Depth-dependent Site Factor Site factors are used to modify ground motions from a reference rock site to reflect the influence of geologic condition. Average shear wave velocity of soil column at...

    http://nees.org/resources/11201

  14. Determination of Liquefaction in Time Domain Using Wavelet Analysis

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ihsan Engin Bal, Eleni Smyrou, Panagiota Tasiopoulou, George Gazetas

    Quantification of Liquefaction in Time Domain Using Wavelet Analysis A method is described for quantitatively identifying ground motions containing large-period pulses caused by liquefaction. It...

    http://nees.org/resources/11753

  15. Developing Correlation Relationships of Vs30 for Use in Site Classification in Taiwan

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Annie On Lei Kwok, Hsien-Chi Chiu

    Developing Correlation Relationships of Vs30 for Use in Site Classification in Taiwan Effect of site conditions on ground motions was evident in past earthquakes. In seismic design of structures,...

    http://nees.org/resources/11577

  16. Development of an adaptively smoothed seismicity model for Alaska and implications for seismic hazard

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Morgan Moschetti, Charles Mueller, Oliver Boyd, Mark Petersen

    Development of an adaptively smoothed seismicity model for Alaska and implications for seismic hazard Adaptive smoothing methods generate background seismicity models by adapting the local...

    http://nees.org/resources/12553

  17. Development of an efficient procedure for probabilistic earthquake site class determination

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sheri Molnar, Carlos Ventura, Liam Finn, Mahdi Taiebat

    Development of an efficient procedure for probabilistic earthquake site class determination The Earthquake Engineering Research Facility (EERF) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is...

    http://nees.org/resources/12479

  18. Development of ground motion models compatible with ground motion prediction equations

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alexandros Taflanidis, Chris Vetter, George Mavroeidis

    Generation of stochastic ground motions compatible with ground motion prediction equations One of the most important aspects of seismic risk assessment is the characterization of the earthquake...

    http://nees.org/resources/11683

  19. Directionality of Strong Ground Motion Durations

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jongwon Lee

    Directionality of Strong Ground Motion Durations Directionality of ground motions is an important aspect to be considered in seismic design and is incorporated in the Pacific Earthquake...

    http://nees.org/resources/11249

  20. Dual versus amplitude scaling in nonlinear time-history analysis.

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Juan-Enrique MARTINEZ-RUEDA, Farzaneh Hamedi

    Dual scaling versus amplitude scaling in time-history analysis. In order to estimate the inelastic seismic response of structures modern design codes such as the ASCE7 or Eurocode 8 allow for the...

    http://nees.org/resources/12069