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  1. Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Geometric and Reinforcement Discontinuities

    29 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Enrique Villalobos

    Villalobos Fernandez, Enrique J., Ph.D., Purdue University, August 2014. Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Reinforcement and Geometric Discontinuities. Major Professor: Santiago...

    http://nees.org/resources/12801

  2. Unreinforced Concrete Strut Database

    21 May 2014 | Databases | Contributor(s): Lucas Laughery, Santiago Pujol

    This database contains the results from tests of unreinforced concrete elements loaded in uniaxial compression. The data are organized to facilitate comparison of the strengths of prismatic and...

    http://nees.org/resources/7915

  3. Earthquake Simulator Video Archive

    20 May 2014 | Databases | Contributor(s): Mete A Sozen, Arturo Ernest Schultz, John Bonacci, Marc Eberhard, Chungwook Sim, Sudheera R. Fernando, Santiago Pujol, Ann Christine Catlin, Enrique Villalobos, Ying Wang

    This film database provides links to a number of videos related to dynamic tests conducted at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in the 80s. Detailed descriptions of test setups, specimen...

    http://nees.org/resources/12610

  4. IMPROVING STEEL PLATE SHEAR WALL CODE DESIGN METHODOLOGY

    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...

    http://nees.org/resources/7517

  5. Benchmark Problem for Response Control of Wind-Excited Tall Buildings

    03 Apr 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anil Kumar Agrawal, Bijan Samali

    This paper presents an overview and problem definition of a benchmark problem for the response control of wind-excited tall buildings. The building considered is a 76-story 306 m concrete office...

    http://nees.org/resources/7700

  6. nees@berkeley project highlight: Seismic Rehabilitation of Vulnerable Braced Frames

    06 Feb 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Khalid Mosalam, Shakhzod Takhirov, Barbara Simpson, Stephen Alan Mahin, NEES EOT

    These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part of a project titled "Collaborative Developments for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Vulnerable Braced Frames," funded by the...

    http://nees.org/resources/7519

  7. Experimental Testing of Precast Concrete Cladding for Building Facade Systems

    10 Jan 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kurt McMullin, Eugenia Tai, Tu-An Ma

    Since 1998, San Jose State University has conducted research into the seismic behavior of building facade systems, particularly the precast concrete cladding systems also known as architectural...

    http://nees.org/resources/7390

  8. NEES@Berkeley project highlight: NEESR-II: Toward Rapid Return to Occupancy in Unbraced Steel Frames

    01 Oct 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Stephen Labounty, Peter Dusicka, Arlindo Lopes, NEES EOT

    These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part a project titled "Toward Rapid Return to Occupancy in Unbraced Steel Frames" funded by the National Science Foundation under award...

    http://nees.org/resources/7160

  9. NEES@Berkeley project highlight: Hybrid Simulation of Multi-Story Structural Systems Through Collapse

    01 Oct 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Stephen Labounty, Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Eduardo Miranda, Carlos Gordo Monso, NEES EOT

    These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part a project titled "Hybrid Simulation of Multi Story Structural Systems Through Collapse" funded by the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for...

    http://nees.org/resources/7162

  10. In Structural Design, Less is More

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

    LiveScience | August 30, 2013 | Online | Features article written by Kara Peterman, a PhD candidate at the Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory at the NEES@Buffalo site,...

    http://nees.org/resources/7119

  11. Behavior, Analysis, and Design of Complex Wall Systems: Coupled Wall Test Program Summary Document

    30 Jul 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Laura Nicole Lowes, Dawn Lehman, Jake Turgeon, Anna C Birely, Daniel Kuchma, Christopher R Hart, Ken Marley

    This document provides a summary of the coupled wall specimen tested as a part of the project Behavior, Analysis, and Design of Complex Wall Systems. The project was funded through the NSF-NEESR...

    http://nees.org/resources/6974

  12. Experimental Shake Table Testing of an Adaptive Passive Negative Stiffness Device within a Highway Bridge Model

    29 Jul 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Navid Attary, Michael Symans, Satish Nagarajaiah, Andrei M Reinhorn, Michael Constantinou, Apostolos Aristotelis Sarlis, Dharma Theja Reddy Pasala, Douglas Taylor

    Implementation of a mechanical Negative Stiffness Device (NSD) within a reduced-scale highway bridge model and its performance under seismic loading conditions is evaluated via shaking table...

    http://nees.org/resources/12710

  13. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/6646

  14. 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,...

    http://nees.org/resources/6270

  15. Investigation of the effect of Transfer System Delay on Multi-degree of Freedom System Real-time Hybrid Simulation

    03 May 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Amin Maghareh, Shirley Dyke

    Real-time hybrid simulation (RTHS) is a promising cyber-physical technique for the experimental evaluation of civil infrastructure systems subject to extreme dynamic loading. It allows for...

    http://nees.org/resources/6219

  16. NEES@Berkeley project highlight: Seismic Performance of Column Splices

    27 Mar 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Khalid Mosalam, Shakhzod Takhirov, Amit Kanvinde, Sean Michael Shaw, NEES EOT

    These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part a project titled "Seismic Performance of Column Splices" funded by the American Institute of Steel Construction and the National Science...

    http://nees.org/resources/5736

  17. Expert: Japan a leader in disaster preparation and risk reduction; earthquake threat should not rule out Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

    14 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Press Zoom | Jan. 14, 2013 (PressZoom) - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Wire story Quote earthquake engineering expert and NEES Director, Julio Ramirez.

    http://nees.org/resources/5834

  18. ACI 369 Circular Column Database

    22 Sep 2012 | Databases | Contributor(s): Wassim Ghannoum, Balaji Sivaramakrishnan, Santiago Pujol, Ann Christine Catlin, Ying Wang, Nabeel Yoosuf, Sumudinie Fernando

    The American Concrete Institute (ACI) committee 369 (Seismic Repair and Rehabilitation) is in the process of updating provisions pertaining to reinforced concrete structures of the American...

    http://nees.org/resources/3658

  19. ACI 369 Rectangular Column Database

    22 Sep 2012 | Databases | Contributor(s): Wassim Ghannoum, Balaji Sivaramakrishnan, Santiago Pujol, Ann Christine Catlin, Sumudinie Fernando, Nabeel Yoosuf, Ying Wang

    The American Concrete Institute (ACI) committee 369 (Seismic Repair and Rehabilitation) is in the process of updating provisions pertaining to reinforced concrete structures of the American...

    http://nees.org/resources/3659

  20. Ambient and Forced Vibration Testing of a Reinforced Concrete Building Before and After its Seismic Retrofitting

    30 Jul 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Serdar Soyoz, Ertugrul Taciroglu, Kutay Orakcal, Robert Nigbor, Derek A Skolnik, Hilmi Lus, Erdal Safak

    Description of the tests and analysis of the data (paper accepted for publication in the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering)

    http://nees.org/resources/4543