Best Practices for Making Educational Videos
19 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Dan Kuchma, Gregory Pluta, Aditya Bhagath, Thomas Frankie
This best practices video is intended to aid and equip the reader to leverage advanced research work and results to produce high quality videos for the purpose of education, outreach and training....
Instrumentation Tricks and Traps with Christopher Hart
19 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Christopher R Hart, Anahid Behrouzi, nathan braker
Christopher Hart is a PhD graduate of the University of Illinois Civil Engineering program. During his studies he conducted 5 major large scale tests at the NEES@Illinois facility. In this video...
CU/NEES 5 Week Outreach Program
19 Dec 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Alisha Welch, Kent Polkinghorne
NEES@ University of Colorado Outreach Program The Education, Outreach and Training Department within NEES has many objectives. The goal of this document is to find out how EOT program can be...
Toolkit for Hybrid Simulations (Current Assessment Measures)
13 Oct 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): CARLOS ANDRES RIASCOS, Ge(Gaby) Ou, Shirley Dyke
Matlab code toolkit that compute the values of current assessment measures for hybrid simulation.
Simulating a Centrifuge Test using the Opensees Framework
17 Dec 2014 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Antonios Vytiniotis
This manual describes the basic OpenSees features needed for the simulation of vertically propagating shear waves in a scale model in a centrifuge. GID has been used for pre- and post-...
16 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Richard B White
Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab Report Series
15 Dec 2014 | Series | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
This is the report series for the IISL, which is housed in the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.Please see each of the individual reports for citation details.
Comprehensive Analytical Seismic Fragility of Fire Sprinkler Piping Systems
13 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Siavash Soroushian, Manos Maragakis, Arash E. Zaghi, Alicia Echevarria, Yuan Tian, Andre Filiatrault
For the first time, a comprehensive simulation methodology is developed for fire sprinkler piping systems and is used to generate seismic fragility parameters of these systems. The...
2014 QPR 4
11 Dec 2014 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Marti LaChance
Verification of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation With Shake Table Tests for a Three Story Structure Equipped with MR Damper
11 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ali Irmak Ozdagli, Wang Xi, Gaby Ou, Shirley Dyke, Jian Zhang, Bin Wu
In the last few decades, Real-time hybrid simulation (RTHS) has become a recognized testing methodology for evaluating performance of structural components under potentially catastrophic events...
Seismic Performance of Architectural Precast Facade Systems
02 Dec 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Kurt Michael McMullin, Tara Hutchinson, Mark Hildebrand, Glen Underwood, Elide Pantoli
Kurt McMullin, Professor, San Jose State University
Tara Hutchinson, Professor, University of California at San Diego
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...
NEES@RPI Sensor Videos
25 Nov 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Sensors are a critical component of physical modeling. They produce information that is used to quantify and understand physical phenomena. The centrifuge facility at Rensselaer Polytechnic...
Photogrammetry As A Non-Contact Measurement System In Large Scale Structural Testing
25 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anahid Behrouzi, Daniel Kuchma
Photogrammetry is a non-contact measurement method that is being used in large scale structural experimentation to extract information about the overall geometry of the specimen as well as the XYZ...
Best Practices in Developing Education, Outreach and Training Videos to Communicate NEES Research Findings
25 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Daniel Kuchma, Thomas Frankie, Aditya Bhagath
The purpose of this best practices document is to equip the reader to leverage advanced research work and results obtained through NEES funding to produce high quality videos for the purpose of...