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  1. Extracting Empirical Capacity Curves from Building Earthquake Response Data

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jeffrey Dowgala, Ayhan Irfanoglu

    Extracting Empirical Capacity Curves from Building Earthquake Response Data A restoring force (story shear) based method is presented to generate a capacity curve from the strong motion response...

    https://nees.org/resources/11069

  2. Enhanced Rapid Post-Event Assessment of Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Derek Skolnik, Mauricio Ciudad-Real, Mark Sinclair, Tim Graf, Dave Swanson, Craig Goings, Ali Shaaban Megahed, Ahmed Almarri, Yavuz Kaya, Erdal Safak

    Enhanced Rapid Post-Event Assessment of Buildings Strong-motion instrumentation refers to the equipment required to record ground and structural response motions during moderate-to-large...

    https://nees.org/resources/11081

  3. Post-Earthquake Alarm System Based on Real-Time Continuous Response Spectra Exceedance

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Derek Skolnik, Mathias Franke, Mauricio Ciudad-Real, Danny Harvey, Kent Lindquist

    Real-Time Continuous Response Spectra Exceedance Calculations This paper presents a novel robust approach for providing post-earthquake exceedance alarms for large distributed facilities using...

    https://nees.org/resources/11083

  4. The Generation of Earthquake Damage Probability Curves for Recovery Time of School Buildings in Taiwan

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): George C. Yao, Ying-Lieh Tu, Li-Mei Hsueh

    The Generation of Earthquake Damage Probability Curves for Recovery Time of School Buildings in Taiwan George C. Yao, Ying-Lieh Tu, Li-Mei Hsueh After the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake, the authors...

    https://nees.org/resources/11137

  5. Recommendations for the Use ofBIM Methods for Management of Post-Earthquake Damage Data

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anna Birely, Eduardo Pereira

    Recommendations for the Use of Building Information Modeling (B.I.M.) Methods for Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance Data Collection and Management Building Information Modeling (BIM) is becoming a...

    https://nees.org/resources/11175

  6. Damage Index of Angle Brace Based on Residual Deformation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nobuhiko Tatsumi, Shoichi Kishiki

    Damage Index of Angle Brace Based on Residual Deformation Low-rise steel building structures are expected to play a part as a disaster prevention base in an earthquake disaster. These structures...

    https://nees.org/resources/11241

  7. Wave Method for System Identification and Health Monitoring of Buildings – Extension to Fitting Timoshenko Beam Model

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mahdi Ebrahimian, Maria Todorovska

    Structural Health Monitoring of Buildings by a Wave Method – Consideration of Dispersion Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) aims to detect the state of damage in the structure, based on sensory...

    https://nees.org/resources/11287

  8. FEASIBILITY STUDY ON SEISMIC RESPONSE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED R/C BUILDINGS BASED ON OBSERVATION DATA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ho CHOI, Yasushi SANADA, Yasuhiro WATANABE, Yoshiaki NAKANO

    FEASIBULITY STUDY ON SEISMIC RESPONSE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED R/C BUILDINGS BASED ON OBSERVATION DATA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS On September 30, 2009, at 5:16 pm local time, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake...

    https://nees.org/resources/11299

  9. Development of the Residual Seismic Capacity Evaluation System with Capacity Spectrum Method

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Koichi KUSUNOKI, Akira TASAI, Masaomi Teshigawara, Daiki HINATA

    Development of the Residual Seismic Capacity Evaluation System with Capacity Spectrum Method Once a big earthquake occurs, many buildings are severely damaged, and consequently it gives rise to...

    https://nees.org/resources/11303

  10. U.S. Geological Survey's ShakeCast: A Cloud-based Future

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Wald, Kuo-wan Lin, Loren Turner, Nebi Bekiri

    U.S. Geological Survey's ShakeCast: A Cloud-based Future When an earthquake occurs, the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) ShakeMap portrays the extent of potentially damaging shaking. In turn, the...

    https://nees.org/resources/11327

  11. 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

  12. Cal VIVA: Assessing the Seismic Vulnerability of California’s State-Owned Buildings Through Planning & Engineering

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jill Nelson, James Guthrie

    Cal VIVA: Assessing the Seismic Vulnerability of California’s State-Owned Buildings In the last 20 years, agencies and departments in the State of California have initiated seismic vulnerability...

    https://nees.org/resources/11405

  13. Practical Collapse Assessment for Reinforced Concrete Structures based on Seismic Response Spectrum

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kazuto Matsukawa, Masaki Maeda

    Practical Collapse Assessment for Reinforced Concrete Structures based on Seismic Response Spectrum Collapse assessment of reinforced concrete structures is important to know real capacity of...

    https://nees.org/resources/11467

  14. Seismic deformation demands on shear walls in frame-wall systems

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): İlker Kazaz

    Seismic deformation demands on shear walls in frame-wall systems Dynamic analysis results have demonstrated that when frame-wall systems resist lateral earthquake effects, critical deformation...

    https://nees.org/resources/11529

  15. Detection of building side-wall damage caused by the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake tsunamis using high-resolution SAR imagery

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wen Liu, Masashi Matsuoka, Fumio Yamazaki, Takashi Nonaka, Tadashi Sasagawa

    Detection of building side-wall damage caused by the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake tsunamis using high-resolution SAR imagery Optical satellite images have been widely used to detect building...

    https://nees.org/resources/11719

  16. SEISMIC PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS SUBJECTED TO 2011 VAN EARTHQUAKES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ulgen MERT TUGSAL, Beyza TASKIN

    SEISMIC PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS SUBJECTED TO 2011 VAN EARTHQUAKES A destructive earthquake of ML=6.7 (Mw=7.2 KOERI) struck the Van province, in the Eastern Turkey, on October...

    https://nees.org/resources/11757

  17. Post-Earthquake Loss Calculation For Pacific Island Countries

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ivan Gomez, Daniel Duggan, Akshay Gupta, Carmine Galasso

    Post-Earthquake Loss Calculation for Pacific Island Countries An automated system has been developed that calculates the estimated loss from observed earthquakes for 15 Pacific Island Countries in...

    https://nees.org/resources/11809

  18. Rapid estimate of ground shaking intensity by combining simple earthquake characteristics with tweets

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mahalia Miller, Lynne Burks, Reza Zadeh

    Rapid estimate of ground shaking intensity using Twitter Here we demonstrate a model that uses Tweets following significant earthquakes to produce a rapid estimate of ground motion shaking...

    https://nees.org/resources/11827

  19. Progressive damage accumulation and fatigue considerations in structures subjected to an earthquake and aftershock sequence

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Geoffrey Rodgers, John Mander

    Progressive damage accumulation and fatigue considerations in structures subjected to an earthquake and aftershock sequence The Canterbury region of New Zealand has recently been subjected to a...

    https://nees.org/resources/11843

  20. Revision of Guideline for Post-Earthquake Damage Evaluation of RC Buildings in Japan

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Masaki Maeda, Yoshihiro Ito, Kazuto Matsukawa

    Revision of Guideline for Post-Earthquake Damage Evaluation and Rehabilitation of RC Buildings in Japan To restore an earthquake damaged community as quickly as possible, a well-prepared...

    https://nees.org/resources/11881