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IMPROVING STEEL PLATE SHEAR WALL CODE DESIGN METHODOLOGY
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11 Apr 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): James T Enright
Current code based design of steel plate shear wall (SPSW) systems does not take into account the lateral force resistance provided by the moment resisting frame which bounds the web-plate. The...
Nov 26 2012
T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Prof. Kazuhiko Kasai
Geographically Distributed Hybrid Simulation of a Four Story Steel Moment Frame “Hybrid Simulation Platform for Seismic Performance Evaluation of Structures through Collapse”
12 Jul 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy
The objective of this research is to analyze the validity of a hybrid simulation with distributed substructures to predict the response of steel structures from the onset of damage...
SAC Steel Project Database
10 Jan 2011 | Databases | Contributor(s): Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC), Applied Technology Council (ATC), Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREE)
The SAC Joint Venture was formed in mid-1994 with the specific goal of investigating the damage to welded steel moment frame buildings in the 1994 Northridge earthquake and developing repair...
Ultra-Low Cycle Fatigue and Fracture in Steel Structures
17 Aug 2010 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Amit Kanvinde
During earthquakes structural elements such as bracing members undergo a phenomena called Ultra-Low Cycle Fatigue (ULCF), which is characterized by very few (