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Shake Things Up!
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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.
Mar 01 2013
Deadline to Register for Student Bridge Seismic Design Competition
Feb 19 2013
NEES visits Morgan State University
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...
Nov 26 2012
T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Prof. Kazuhiko Kasai
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
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...
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...
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...
EOT Student Activities with Culver Academy Engineering Students: Tsunami Wave Tank and Shake Table
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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...