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  1. Advances in Low-Cost Seismic Isolation with Rubber

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dimitrios Konstantinidis, James Kelly

    Advances in Low Cost Seismic Isolation with Rubber This paper examines multi-layer elastomeric isolation bearings where the reinforcing elements, normally thick and inflexible steel plates, are...

    https://nees.org/resources/11387

  2. Advances in Self-Centering Steel Plate Shear Wall Testing and Design

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Patricia Clayton, Daniel Dowden, Chao-Hsien Li, Jeffrey Berman, Michel Bruneau, K.-C. Tsai, Laura Lowes

    Advances in Self-Centering Steel Plate Shear Wall Testing and Design The self-centering steel plate shear wall (SC-SPSW) was developed as part of a NEESR-SG research project aimed at leveraging...

    https://nees.org/resources/11553

  3. ADVANTAGES OF ACTIVE LOVE WAVE TECHNIQUES IN GEOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SEISMOGRAPHIC STATION SITES—CASE STUDIES IN CALIFORNIA AND THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN UNITED STATES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Antony Martin, Alan Yong, Lawrence Salomone

    Geophysical Characterization of Seismographic Station Sites in California and the Central and Eastern United States—the use of Active Love Wave Techniques As part of a suite of non-invasive...

    https://nees.org/resources/11805

  4. Aftershock Fragility Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Updated Nonlinear Model

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wei Song

    Aftershock Fragility Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Updated Nonlinear Model The goal of model updating is to assess the structural performance by reducing the discrepancies...

    https://nees.org/resources/12137

  5. Aftershock Risk in Japan Following Tohoku Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nilesh Shome, Chesley Williams

    Aftershock Risk in Japan Following Tohoku Earthquake Recent Tohuku earthquake has clearly showed that aftershocks following large magnitude earthquakes are a source of significant risk. In this...

    https://nees.org/resources/11429

  6. Aftershock Risks such as those Demonstrated by the Recent Events in New Zealand and Japan

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nilesh Shome, Nicolas Luco, Oliver Boyd, Matt Gerstenberger, Ned (Edward) Field, Abbie Leil, John W. van de Lindt

    Aftershock risks and the recent events in New Zealand and Japan Recent earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan show that it is important to consider the spatial and temporal distribution of...

    https://nees.org/resources/12011

  7. ALUMINUM BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACES FOR SEISMIC RESISTANCE OF TRUSS MOMENT FRAMES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Vijay Pal Singh, Durgesh Rai

    ALUMINUM CORE BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACES FOR SEISMIC RESISTANCE The Buckling restrained brace (BRB) is a special type of brace which does not buckle when loaded in axial compression. Hence, it...

    https://nees.org/resources/11815

  8. AMBIENT VIBRATIONAL ANALYSIS OF AURELIANA COLUMN

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Paolo Clemente, Giovanni Bongiovanni, Giacomo Buffarini, Fernando Saitta

    AMBIENT VIBRATIONAL ANALYSIS OF AURELIANA COLUMN The results of ambient vibration survey of Aureliana Column in Rome are shown. The objective of this analysis was the characterization of the...

    https://nees.org/resources/11945

  9. Amplification in the Response of LRB Isolated Structures due to Bidirectional Excitations due to Lead Core Heating

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ugurhan Akyuz, Gokhan Ozdemir

    Amplification in the Response of LRB Isolated Structures due to Bidirectional Excitations due to Lead Core Heating This study investigates the response of lead rubber bearings (LRBs) under...

    https://nees.org/resources/11337

  10. An Analytical Approach towards Modeling the Recovery and Reconstruction after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yoshifumi Yamamoto, Pooya Sarabandi

    An Analytical Approach towards Modeling the Recovery and Reconstruction after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami The infrastructures as well as large number of buildings along the Pacific...

    https://nees.org/resources/11375

  11. An efficient approach on dynamic-response analyses for structural systems

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alin Radu, Mircea Grigoriu

    An efficient approach on dynamic-response analyses for structural systems An efficient methodology is developed for calculating seismic fragilities for complex structural systems, i.e....

    https://nees.org/resources/11513

  12. An Efficient Record Selection Procedure for the Estimation of Median Seismic Demands

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Neal Kwong

    A PSHA-based Ground Motion Selection Procedure for Estimating the Seismic Demand Hazard Curve The seismic demand hazard curve (SDHC), λEDP (z), is an important tool for assessing the performance...

    https://nees.org/resources/11571

  13. An evaluation of long-period earthquake motions and summary of recorded motions during Tohoku-oki earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Izuru Okawa, Toshihide Kashima, Shin Koyama, Masanori Iiba, Mehmet Celebi, Toshimi Satoh, Takao Nishikawa, Toshikai Sato, Masanobu Tohdo

    An evaluation of long-period earthquake motions and summary of recorded motions during Tohoku-oki earthquake The construction of the super-high-rise buildings taller than 60 meters started late...

    https://nees.org/resources/11511

  14. An Experimental Investigation of a Wall-to-Floor Connector for Self-Centering Walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jonathan Watkins, Sri Sritharan, Richard Henry

    An Experimental Investigation of a Wall-to-Floor Connector for Rocking Walls Rocking precast concrete wall systems have shown to be excellent seismic force resisting elements in buildings. The...

    https://nees.org/resources/11493

  15. An Experimental Study of Damage Detection using Removable Braces

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Graham Archer, Cole McDaniel

    An Experimental Study of Damage Detection using Removable Braces In 1965, a class of undergraduate students launched a project to utilize the rough terrain surrounding their local campus. Their...

    https://nees.org/resources/11523

  16. An Extended Global Catalogue of Giant (Mw &[ge] 8.8) Earthquakes

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tuna Onur, Robert Muir-Wood

    An Extended Global Catalogue of Great (Mw > 8.7) Earthquakes Earthquakes with Mw of greater than 8.7 are distinguished by extensive regional damage from seismic shaking as well as the size of the...

    https://nees.org/resources/12495

  17. An Innovative FRP Anchor System for the Seismic Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joshua Woods

    Innovative FRP Anchor System for the Seismic Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls Joshua E. Woods, Carlos A. Cruz-Noguez & David T. Lau Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,...

    https://nees.org/resources/11845

  18. AN INNOVATIVE TYPE OF TUNED LIQUID DAMPER

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Diego Lopez-Garcia, Rafael Ruiz, Alexandros Taflanidis

    AN INNOVATIVE TYPE OF TUNED LIQUID DAMPER Tuned Liquid Dampers (TLD) devices are attractive because of their simple scheme, low cost, and ease of tuning. Their main disadvantages are the very low...

    https://nees.org/resources/12407

  19. An intercontinental hybrid simulation experiment for the purposes of seismic assessment of a three-span R/C bridge

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anastasios Sextos, Stathis Bousias, Olympia Taskari, Oh-Sung Kwon, Amr Elnashai, Luigi Di Sarno, Nikolaos Evangeliou, Xenofontas Palios

    An intercontinental hybrid simulation experiment for the purposes of seismic assessment of a three-span R/C bridge Hybrid simulation is a promising tool that permits the integration of different...

    https://nees.org/resources/12357

  20. AN INVESTIGATION OF BOND-SLIP BEHAVIOR OF REINFORCING STEEL SUBJECTED TO INELASTIC STRAINS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Xiao Liang, Sri Sritharan

    AN INVESTIGATION OF BOND-SLIP BEHAVIOR OF REINFORCING STEEL SUBJECTED TO INELASTIC STRAINS Longitudinal bar slip resulting from strain penetration at the end of flexural concrete members will...

    https://nees.org/resources/11775