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.
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...
Response of a 2-Story Test-Bed Structure for the Seismic Evaluation of Nonstructural Systems
20 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Siavash Soroushian, Manos Maragakis, Arash E. Zaghi, Esmaeel Rahmanishamsi, Ahmad Itani, Gokhan Pekcan
A full-scale, two-story, two-by-one bay, steel braced-frame was subjected to a number of unidirectional ground motions using three shake tables at the UNR-NEES site. The test-bed frame was...
SEISMIC RESPONSE OF NONSTRUCTURAL SYSTEMS IN NEES TIPS/NEES NONSTRUCTURAL/NIED COLLABORATIVE TESTS
20 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Siavash Soroushian, Manos Maragakis, Keri L Ryan, Eiji Sato, Tomohiro Sasaki, Taichiro Okazaki, Lee Tedesco, Arash E. Zaghi, Gilberto Mosqueda, Dennis Alvarez
Nonstructural systems constitute a significant portion of the total property of typical buildings. Recent earthquakes have conclusively demonstrated that nonstructural damage results in...
DEVELOPMENT OF SHAKE TABLE MOTIONS FOR SIMULATION OF THE SEISMIC RESPONSE OF NONSTRUCTURAL SYSTEMS
20 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Manos Maragakis, Arash E. Zaghi, Siavash Soroushian, Ahmad Itani, Gokhan Pekcan
As part of the project entitled “NEESR-GC: Simulation of the Seismic Performance of Nonstructural System,” a series of system-level full-scale experiments of...