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  1. GRAPHIC DYNAMIC EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE ANALYSIS OF ONE-WAY ASYMMETRIC SYSTEMS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): marco faggella

    GRAPHIC DYNAMIC EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE ANALYSIS OF TORSIONALLY COUPLED 2DOF SYSTEMS Two fully graphic dynamic methods of earthquake response analysis are developed for elastic torsionally coupled...

    https://nees.org/resources/12473

  2. High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams: From Research to Practice

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gustavo Parra-Montesinos, James K. Wight, Cary Kopczynski, Joe Ferzli, Remy Lequesne, Monthian Setkit, Antonio Conforti

    High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams: From Research to Practice Coupled structural walls are commonly used in medium- and high-rise buildings located in earthquake-prone...

    https://nees.org/resources/12287

  3. High-Yield-Drift Steel Moment Frames

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Paul Richards, Daniel Miller

    High-Yield-Drift Steel Moment Frames Earthquake-induced drifts in buildings can be reduced by adding secondary moment frames to provide post-yield stiffness. It is desirable to have secondary...

    https://nees.org/resources/11977

  4. Hysteretic behavior of H steel columns with large width-thickness ratio under bi-axis moments

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yiyi Chen, Li NIU, Xin CHENG

    Hysteretic behavior of H steel columns with large width-thickness ratio under bi-axis moments It is common that H steel is used as beam and column member in frame structures. During earthquake...

    https://nees.org/resources/12591

  5. Hysteretic behavior of lightly reinforced walls for housing

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Julian Carrillo, Sergio M. Alcocer, Fabian Echeverri

    Hysteretic behavior of reinforced concrete walls for housing To cope with housing demand in several Latin American countries, concrete housing has become a preferred choice because of the speed of...

    https://nees.org/resources/11389

  6. Improved Design of Concrete Flat-slab Buildings for Seismic Effectiveness and Prevention of Blast Induced Progressive Collapse

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yossi Reichman, Matti Adan

    Improved Design of Concrete Flat-slab Buildings for Seismic Effectiveness and Prevention of Blast Induced Progressive Collapse Abstract The structural performance of a common type of office...

    https://nees.org/resources/11221

  7. Improved Estimation of Floor Spectra in RC Wall Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Paolo Calvi, Timothy Sullivan

    Components Seismic Demands and Peak Floor Accelerations in RC Wall Structures Adequate seismic design of non-structural elements can only be guaranteed if floor seismic demands can be...

    https://nees.org/resources/12053

  8. Improving the Seismic Performance of Diagrid Steel Structures using Friction Mass Damper

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Andre Barbosa, Garlan Ramadhan

    Improving the Seismic Performance of Diagrid Steel Structures using Friction Mass Dampers As mankind pursues construction into new heights, tall building structures become more efficient. Several...

    https://nees.org/resources/11913

  9. Incremental Dynamic Analysis of a Gravity Dam

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Berat Feyza Soysal, Yalin Arici

    Incremental Dynamic Analysis of an RCC Dam Roller compacted concrete (RCC) dams are increasingly being preferred to conventional concrete dams even in highly seismic regions as a result of the...

    https://nees.org/resources/11927

  10. INELASTIC DEFORMATION RATIOS FOR NONSTRUCTURAL COMPONENTS SUBJECTED TO FLOOR ACCELERATIONS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Juan Obando, Diego Lopez-Garcia

    INELASTIC DEFORMATION RATIOS OF NONSTRUCTURAL COMPONENTS IN MULTISTORY BUILDING STRUCTURES In current provisions for the seismic design of nonstructural components (from now on referred to simply...

    https://nees.org/resources/11689

  11. Inelastic Performance of the “Modified-Hidden-Gap” Connection for Square HSS Brace Members

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Colin Rogers, Rolando Moreau, Robert Tremblay

    Inelastic Performance of “Modified-Hidden-Gap” Connection for Square HSS Brace Members Hollow structural sections (HSS) or tubular sections commonly form the lateral braces in concentrically...

    https://nees.org/resources/11941

  12. INELASTIC SEISMIC RESPONSE OF MOMENT FRAMES IN SOFT SOILS WITH CONCRETE-FILLED TUBE COLUMNS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tiziano Perea, Edgar Tapia-Hernandez, Roberto Leon, Jose Ramon Quezada

    Inelastic Seismic Response in soft soils of Moment Resistant Frames with Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Columns In recent years in Mexico, the number of buildings in composite construction has...

    https://nees.org/resources/12075

  13. Influence of Modeling of RC Structural Walls on Dynamic Analysis of Wall-Frame Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sudipto Sahoo, Nishant Sharma, Kaustubh Dasgupta

    Influence of Modeling of RC Structural Walls on Dynamic Analysis of Wall-Frame Buildings Reinforced Concrete (RC) shear walls are nowadays frequently used as structural elements to provide lateral...

    https://nees.org/resources/12269

  14. Interim report on testing of tension-only steel anchor rods embedded in reinforced concrete slabs

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): William Fennell, Gary Mochizuki, Steven Pryor, Kevin Moore, Geoffrey Laurin

    Interim report on testing of tension-only steel anchor rods embedded in reinforced concrete slabs When designing multi-story light-frame structures (i.e. wood or metal stud structures) over...

    https://nees.org/resources/11635

  15. Intermediate-story Collapse Test of Reinforced Concrete Buildings by Substructure Pseudo-dynamic Method

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Takaya Nakamura, Manabu Yoshimura

    Intermediate-story Collapse Test of R/C Buildings by Substructure Pseudo-dynamic Method During the 1995 Kobe earthquake, a number of Reinforced Concrete (R/C) buildings with around ten stories...

    https://nees.org/resources/11117

  16. Issues on Using Welded Built-Up Box Columns in Steel Special Moment Frames

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chia-Ming Uang, Peter Lee, Gulen Ozkula, Rupa Garai, Mark Sarkisian

    Issues on Using Welded Built-Up Box Columns in Steel Special Moment Frames Welded built-up box columns are frequently used in the construction of steel Special Moment Frames (SMF) to provide...

    https://nees.org/resources/12443

  17. Large-Scale Testing of Steel Reinforced Concrete (SRC) Coupling Beams Embedded into Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Christopher Motter, John Wallace, Ron Klemencic, John Hooper, Dave Fields

    Large-Scale Testing of Steel Reinforced Concrete (SRC) Coupling Beams The 2010 AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings provide design guidelines for steel reinforced concrete (SRC)...

    https://nees.org/resources/11633

  18. Lateral buckling in reinforced concrete walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Pablo Parra, Jack Moehle

    Lateral buckling in reinforced concrete walls Structural (shear) walls are used worldwide to resist gravity and earthquake loads. In many countries, structural walls commonly are constructed with...

    https://nees.org/resources/11439

  19. Lateral Load Behavior of a Post-Tensioned Coupled Core Wall

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Steven Barbachyn, Yahya Kurama, Michael McGinnis, Richard Sause, Kristen Peterson

    Post-Tensioned Coupled Shear Wall Systems for Seismic Regions A 40%-scale multi-story reinforced concrete coupled core wall structure specimen with unbonded post-tensioned coupling beams was...

    https://nees.org/resources/11765

  20. Modal Pushover Analysis of RC Frame Building with Staircase and Elevator Core

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Dasgupta, Prashant Sharma

    Modal Pushover Analysis of RC Frame Building with Staircase and Elevator Core In multi-storied buildings, presence of staircase and elevator core wall causes a localized increase of lateral...

    https://nees.org/resources/11955