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  1. Shake Things Up!

    25 Nov 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Joe Paul Trudeau, Hanna Vincent, NEES EOT

    This activity will educate students about earthquakes and vibrations using a shake table and the Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device. This experiment asks students to graph data for the...

  2. NEES-EPICS Advanced Manual Shake Table

    08 May 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    This low cost shake table provides an inexpensive, easy way to demonstrate simple harmonic waves. The shake tables use inexpensive components that can be purchase at a hardware supply store and...

  3. NEES Instructional Shake Table

    13 Mar 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    The NEES Instructional Shake Table (IST) can engage learners in engineering and scientific thinking associate with earthquakes and other dynamic conditions. The IST provides a low frequency force...

  4. UC San Diego shake table, robot win Best of What's New awards

    14 Nov 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): Aurie Swartz, NEES Media Communications

    PhysOrg | November 14, 2013 | Online | PhysOrg published an article about two University of California, San Diego technologies earning "Best of What's New" awards from Popular Science, inlcuding...

  5. Popular Science 'Best of What's New 2013'

    11 Nov 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): Aurie Swartz, NEES Media Communications

    Popular Science | November 11, 2013 | Online | Popular Science selected the Large High Performance Outdoor Shake Table (LHPOST) at the NEES@UCSD facility as one of the top 100 innovations "that...

  6. Desarrollan el mayor simulador de terremotos en espacios abiertos

    20 Aug 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): Aurie Swartz, NEES Media Communications

    La Razón | August 20, 2013 | Online and in print | La Razón, a newspaper out of La Paz, Bolivia, published an article featuring the shake table located at the NEES@UCSD site. Story covers the...

  7. Big simulated quake to destroy building

    10 Aug 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): Aurie Swartz, NEES Media Communications

    U-T San Diego | August 10, 2013 | Newspaper | The U-T San Diego published an article about the final part of NEES-Soft's shake table testing phase, in which researchers utilized the outdoor shake...

  8. 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...

  9. Dynamic Collapse of Reinforced Concrete Columns

    08 May 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chiun-lin Wu, Yuan-Sen Yang

    The goal of this project was to study the dynamic collapse mechanism of a low ductility reinforced concrete frame. It completed several RC frame collapse experiments using shake table at NCREE,...

  10. A Major Research Accomplishment in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Simulation

    17 Apr 2013 | Citations | Contributor(s): Mahdi Soudkhah

    An innovative experimental framework for seismic soil-structure interaction investigation of foundations and structures subjected to a coupled horizontal and vertical ground motion...

  11. Reducing an earthquake's damage: UNR, businesses research for safety

    27 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Reno Gazette Journal | March 27, 2013 Covers NEES@Reno shake testing.  See attached article and video.

  12. Mar 01 2013

    Deadline to Register for Student Bridge Seismic Design Competition

    Undergraduate student teams are encouraged to participate in a new bridge seismic design competition that will take place during the 7th National Seismic Conference (7NSC) on Bridges and Highways,...

  13. Feb 19 2013

    NEES visits Morgan State University

    NEES representatives will be coming to Morgan State University (MSU) on Tuesday, February 19th from 12-2:30 pm to provide critical information to both students and faculty. The purpose of this day...

  14. 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...

  15. Nov 26 2012

    T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Prof. Kazuhiko Kasai

    Kazuhiko Kasai, Professor and Director of the Structural Engineering Research Center (SERC) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, will deliver two presentations as the next guest speaker in the...

  16. UCSD Shake Table Tests 5-Story Building

    27 Jun 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    UCSD Shake Table Tests 5-Story Building from KPBS San Diego

  17. Teleoperation Tools for Bench-scale Shake Tables for Instruction in Earthquake Engineering

    03 Jun 2012 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Richard Christenson, Xiuyu Gao, Zhaoshuo Jiang, Zachary Feinstein

      The University Consortium of Instructional Shake Tables (UCIST) was developed by Prof. Shirley Dyke in 1998 to enhance undergraduate and graduate education in...

  18. UCSD Five-Story Building Test News Coverage

    18 Apr 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    News coverage from NEES@UCSD's test of a fully outfitted five story building on the world's largest outdoor shake table. CBS News MSNBC CBS Channel 8 Fox 10 News Fox 5 News...

  19. Base Isolation

    11 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT

    Earthquake engineers take advantage of inertial forces to protect a building from damage during an earthquake. By using base isolation to separate the building from the ground, they can reduce the...

  20. EOT Student Activities with Culver Academy Engineering Students: Tsunami Wave Tank and Shake Table

    03 Oct 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris

    On September 28, 2011, sixty junior and senior engineering students from Culver Academy visited the NEEScomm office and spent time with our EOT staff learning more about NEES. Students interacted...