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  1. Estimating the Peak Inelastic Displacement of Steel SMRF Deteriorating Structures Subjected to Series of Strong Ground Motions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Pedram Khajehhesameddin, Ayhan Irfanoglu, Thomas Hacker

    Estimating the Peak Inelastic Displacement of Steel SMRF Deteriorating Structures Subjected to Series of Strong Ground Motions Nearly identical peak inelastic displacements were observed by Cecen...

    https://nees.org/resources/11127

  2. Evaluating response modification factors of Open-frames Steel Platforms

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yasser Salem, Ahmed Nasr

    Evaluating response modification factors of Open-frames Steel Platforms Yasser Salem This study attempt to evaluate over strength, ductility and response modification factors of open-frames steel...

    https://nees.org/resources/11185

  3. Evaluating system-level collapse resistance of non-ductile RC frame structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mehrdad Sasani, Justin Murray

    Evaluating system-level collapse resistance of non-ductile RC frame structures Shear-axial failure of older non-ductile reinforced concrete (RC) columns is a serious risk in high seismic areas. ...

    https://nees.org/resources/11157

  4. Evaluation of ASCE/SEI 7 Provisions for Determination of Seismic Demands on Nonstructural Components

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Bing Qu, Rakesh Goel, Charles Chadwell

    Evaluation of ASCE/SEI 7 Provisions for Determination of Seismic Demands on Nonstructural Components Recent damaging earthquakes in the world, particularly the M8.8 Chile Earthquake of February...

    https://nees.org/resources/12275

  5. Evaluation of collector design for concrete diaphragms

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jeremiah LeGrue

    Evaluation of alternative collector and shear-transfer design and detailing for concrete diaphragms Design of concrete diaphragms for inertial forces is typically implemented through one of three...

    https://nees.org/resources/11867

  6. Evaluation of seismic code specifications using static nonlinear analyses of archetype buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Luis Yamin, Juan Pulido, Alvaro Hurtado, Juan Reyes, Raul Rincon, Alex Barbat

    Evaluation of seismic code specifications using nonlinear response history analyses of archetype buildings Reinforced concrete moment resisting frames (MRFs) are probably the most common...

    https://nees.org/resources/11847

  7. Examining the Applicability of Design Methods for Large Panelized All-Wood Roof Diaphragms under Seismic Loading

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Weichiang Pang, Sami Pant, Chun Ni, John Lawson

    Examining the Applicability of Design Methods for Large Panelized All-Wood Roof Diaphragms under Seismic Loading The use of flexible roof diaphragms is very common in the United States, both for...

    https://nees.org/resources/12427

  8. Experimental and Analytical Study of Innovative Shape Memory Alloy-based FRP Composite Reinforcement for Seismic Applications

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Bassem Andrawes, Adeel Zafar

    Experimental and Analytical Study of Innovative Shape Memory Alloy-based FRP Composite Reinforcement for Seismic Applications Permanent plastic deformation of steel rebars is among the main...

    https://nees.org/resources/11367

  9. Experimental Characterization of Trapeze Assemblies Supporting Suspended Nonstructural Systems

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Richard Wood, Tara Hutchinson, Matthew Hoehler, Bernhard Kreidl

    Experimental Characterization of Trapeze Assemblies Supporting Suspended Nonstructural Systems A common nonstructural system in building construction is the suspended trapeze comprised of metal...

    https://nees.org/resources/11833

  10. Experimental Investigation of the Seismic Performance of Embedded Column Bases

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Grilli, Amit Kanvinde

    Experimental Investigation of the Seismic Performance of Embedded Column Bases Column base connections in steel moment frames perform the critical function of transferring loads from the entire...

    https://nees.org/resources/11489

  11. Experimental Investigations on Steel Plate Shear Walls Using Box Columns with or without Infill Concrete

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chao-Hsien Li, Keh-Chyuan Tsai, Hsuan-Yu Huang, Ching-Yi Tsai, Chih-Han Lin

    Cyclic Tests of Three Full-scale Two-story Steel Plate Shear Walls Using Box Columns with or without Infill Concrete Steel plate shear wall (SPSW) is a kind of lateral force resisting system. An...

    https://nees.org/resources/11723

  12. Experimental Studies of Longitudinal Reinforcement Buckling in Reinforced Concrete Structural Wall Boundary Elements.

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Christopher Hilson, Christopher Segura, John Wallace

    Experimental Studies of Longitudinal Reinforcement Buckling in Reinforced Concrete Structural Wall Boundary Elements. Following the February 27, 2010 Mw 8.8 earthquake impacting central Chile, a...

    https://nees.org/resources/12499

  13. Experimental Studies on the Sliding Behaviour of Building Contents

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Trevor Yeow, Gregory MacRae, Rajesh Dhakal, Brendon Bradley

    Preliminary Experimental Studies on the Sliding Behavior of Building Contents Movement of building contents due to strong floor excitation in seismic events can cause serious injury or death to...

    https://nees.org/resources/11713

  14. Experimental Study of Target Demands to Minimize Seismic Induced Content Disruption

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jean Guzman Pujols

    Experimental Study of Target Demands to Minimize Seismic Induced Content Disruption This study reports on the evaluation of the response of building contents subjected to a series of 1-D shaking...

    https://nees.org/resources/11997

  15. Experimental Study on Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams with Double-Beam Reinforcement Layout

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Pourya Alikhani, SHIH-HO CHAO

    Experimental Study on Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams with Double-Beam Reinforcement Layout Reinforced concrete core walls, coupled by diagonally reinforced coupling...

    https://nees.org/resources/12273

  16. Extension of Displacement-Based Assessment to Infilled RC Frames

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Luca Landi, Annalisa Tardini, Pier Paolo Diotallevi

    Extension of Displacement-Based Assessment to Infilled RC Frames The existing buildings in several countries are characterized by numerous examples of RC frames with masonry infills. Various...

    https://nees.org/resources/11929

  17. Fastener-based computational models for prediction of seismic behavior of CFS shear walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Benjamin Schafer, Stephen G. Buonopane, Thet Hein Tun

    Fastener-based computational models for prediction of seismic behavior of CFS shear walls The development of modern performance-based seismic design methods relies on knowledge derived from a...

    https://nees.org/resources/11855

  18. Finite Element Analysis of Light-Frame Unibody Residential Structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Scott Swensen, Gregory Deierlein, Eduardo Miranda, Benjamin Fell, Cristian Acevedo, Ezra Jampole

    Finite Element Analysis of Light-Frame Unibody Residential Structures While wood and cold-formed steel light-frame structures generally provide adequate seismic life safety, damage and monetary...

    https://nees.org/resources/11315

  19. Fragility functions and seismic performance of Peruvian thin RC wall buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Luis Quiroz Torres, Yoshihisa Maruyama

    Development of fragility functions of Peruvian confined masonry buildings Luis Quiroz Torres, Yoshihisa Maruyama One of the most used construction systems for dwellings in Latin America is...

    https://nees.org/resources/11073

  20. FREE – FIELD RACKING DEFORMATION METHODOLOGY APPLIED TO THE DESIGN OF SHALLOW TUNNEL STRUCTURES IN HIGH RISK SEISMIC AREAS. PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS.

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): JOSE-LUIS SANCHEZ JIMENEZ

    FREE – FIELD RACKING DEFORMATION METHODOLOGY APPLIED TO THE DESIGN OF SHALLOW TUNNEL STRUCTURES IN HIGH RISK SEISMIC AREAS. PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS. The publication of the FHWA and the AASHTO...

    https://nees.org/resources/11453