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  1. A Fast High Order Accurate Method For Tsunami Propagation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anxin Guo, Shengchao Xiao, Hui Li

    A time-space decoupled algorithm for tsunami propagation Anxin Guo, Shengchao Xiao, Hui Li This paper presented an explicit and time-space decoupled numerical algorithm based on the exact solution...

    https://nees.org/resources/11239

  2. New Building Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Charles Kircher, Jawhar Bouabid

    New Building Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami This paper describes new methods for determining the probability of damage to building and essential facilities due to tsunami inundation (flood)...

    https://nees.org/resources/11301

  3. New Lifelines Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): William Graf, Yajie Lee, Ronald Eguchi

    New Lifelines Damage and Loss Functions for Tsunami This paper describes new methods for determining the probability of damage to lifeline components due to tsunami inundation, flow and debris...

    https://nees.org/resources/11331

  4. Tsunami Hazard and Casualty Estimation Model

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Harry Yeh

    Tsunami Hazard and Casualty Estimation Model In the event of an earthquake, human losses directly relate to the extent of damage to buildings and infrastructure, which is strongly correlated with...

    https://nees.org/resources/11371

  5. On Standard Buildings, Structures and Areas. SafetyRequirements under Tsunami Impact

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Igor Nudner, Mark Klyachko, Vasily Maxsimov, Vladislav Filkov

    ON STANDARD “BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES AND AREAS. SAFETY REQUIREMENTS UNDER TSUNAMI IMPACT” A new conception of comprehensive tsunami safety and standard, related to tsunami engineering are under...

    https://nees.org/resources/11393

  6. Evacuation Planning Considerations of the City of Honolulu for a Great Aleutian Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gary Chock, Rhett Butler

    Evacuation Planning Considerations of the City of Honolulu for a Great Aleutian Tsunami The City and County of Honolulu is developing revised emergency evacuation route plans and new refuge areas...

    https://nees.org/resources/11447

  7. Evaluating tsunami education in coastal Washington: a 2001-2012 review

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Johnston, Julia Becker, Leonard Graham, Wendy Saunders, Kim Wright, Douglas Paton, Chris Gregg, Bruce Houghton, Stuart Fraser, Vicki Johnson, Caroline Orchiston, John Schelling, Dave Nelson, George Crawford

    Evaluating tsunami education in coastal Washington: a 2001-2012 review Improving the response capacity of coastal communities at risk to tsunami presents an on-going challenge. To meet this...

    https://nees.org/resources/11487

  8. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS FOR THE GENERATION OF ANALYTICAL TSUNAMI FRAGILITY FUNCTIONS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joshua Macabuag, Tiziana Rossetto, Tristan Lloyd

    STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS FOR THE GENERATION OF ANALYTICAL TSUNAMI FRAGILITY FUNCTIONS The onshore flow of a tsunami can generate significant loading on buildings and infrastructure leading to various...

    https://nees.org/resources/11939

  9. Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Activities in California

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rick Wilson, Kevin Miller, Amanda Admire, Lori Dengler, Martin Eskijian, Cynthia Pridmore, Patrick Lynett, Hong Kie Thio, Jose Borrero, Edward Curtis

    Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Activities in California The California Tsunami Program, comprised of the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal-OES), California Geological Survey (CGS) and funded...

    https://nees.org/resources/12567

  10. AC 2012-4533: Online Modules for Wood Design Courses Through NEEShub

    10 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mikhail Gershfeld, Charles B Chadwell, Sean Brophy

    The Wood Education Institute is developing a series of rich-media based learning modules to provide tools for teaching wood design. The modules that have been completed are intended for...

    https://nees.org/resources/6539

  11. Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls webinar

    19 Feb 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Dawn Lehman, Laura Lowes, NEES EOT

    "The Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls," presented by Professors Laura Lowes and Dawn Lehman, both of the University of Washington, is the tenth in a series of Research...

    https://nees.org/resources/5617

  12. Do as the Romans: Construct an Aqueduct!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    In this activity, students work with specified materials to create aqueduct components that will transport 2 liters of water across a short distance in their classroom. The goal is to build an...

    https://nees.org/resources/563

  13. Feel the Stress

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Working individually or in groups, students explore the concept of stress (compression) through physical experience and math. They discover why it hurts more to poke themselves with mechanical...

    https://nees.org/resources/569

  14. Newspaper Tower

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will be challenged to design and construct a tower out of newspaper. They will have limited supplies including newspaper, tape, and scissors since engineers are often restricted by...

    https://nees.org/resources/578

  15. Stop the Stretching

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will learn about composite materials, tension as a force and how they act on structural components through the design and testing a strip of plastic chair webbing. Click here to view the...

    https://nees.org/resources/583

  16. Creating the Blueprints

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This lesson is intended to further students' knowledge about the process of design, focusing on the mathematics and procedures of creating floor plan blueprints. Click Here To View the...

    https://nees.org/resources/427

  17. Balsa Towers

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will build their own towers using some of the techniques they have learned. The materials will consist of balsa wood and glue. General guidelines are provided, but the students will have...

    https://nees.org/resources/443

  18. Design Step 1: Identify the Need

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students practice the initial steps involved in an engineering design challenge. They begin by reviewing the steps of the engineering design loop and discussing the client need for the...

    https://nees.org/resources/454

  19. Design Step 2: Research the Problem

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Through Internet research, patent research, standards and codes research, user interviews (if possible) and other techniques (idea web, reverse engineering), students further develop the context...

    https://nees.org/resources/456

  20. Design Step 3: Brainstorm Possible Solutions

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Brainstorming is a team creativity activity that helps generate a large number of potential solutions to a problem. In this activity, students participate in a group brainstorming activity to...

    https://nees.org/resources/457