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  1. Enabling role of hybrid simulation within the NEES infrastructure in advancing earthquake engineering practice and research

    23 Feb 2015 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Daniel Gomez, Shirley Dyke, Amin Maghareh


  2. Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab Report Series

    15 Dec 2014 | Series | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke

    This is the report series for the IISL, which is housed in the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Please see each of the individual reports for citation details.


  3. Verification of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation With Shake Table Tests for a Three Story Structure Equipped with MR Damper

    11 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ali Irmak Ozdagli, Wang Xi, Gaby Ou, Shirley Dyke, Jian Zhang, Bin Wu

    In the last few decades, Real-time hybrid simulation (RTHS) has become a recognized testing methodology for evaluating performance of structural components under potentially catastrophic events...


  4. Earthquake Simulator Video Archive

    20 May 2014 | Databases | Contributor(s): Mete A Sozen, Arturo Ernest Schultz, John Bonacci, Marc Eberhard, Chungwook Sim, Sudheera R. Fernando, Santiago Pujol, Ann Christine Catlin, Enrique Villalobos, Ying Wang

    This film database provides links to a number of videos related to dynamic tests conducted at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in the 80s. Detailed descriptions of test setups, specimen...



    11 Apr 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): James T Enright

    Current code based design of steel plate shear wall (SPSW) systems does not take into account the lateral force resistance provided by the moment resisting frame which bounds the web-plate. The...


  6. Experimental Shake Table Testing of an Adaptive Passive Negative Stiffness Device within a Highway Bridge Model

    29 Jul 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Navid Attary, Michael Symans, Satish Nagarajaiah, Andrei M Reinhorn, Michael Constantinou, Apostolos Aristotelis Sarlis, Dharma Theja Reddy Pasala, Douglas Taylor

    Implementation of a mechanical Negative Stiffness Device (NSD) within a reduced-scale highway bridge model and its performance under seismic loading conditions is evaluated via shaking table...


  7. A Major Research Accomplishment in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Simulation

    17 Apr 2013 | Citations | Contributor(s): Mahdi Soudkhah

    An innovative experimental framework for seismic soil-structure interaction investigation of foundations and structures subjected to a coupled horizontal and vertical ground motion...


  8. Three Chinese students directly involved in the U.S. earthquake engineering

    22 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    China Economic Net | Feb. 22, 2013 Story covers NEES and its international reach in teaching earthquake engineering. See attached PDF.


  9. NEES@UCSD/COSMOS High School Earthquake Engineering EOT Activities

    13 Dec 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Lelli Van Den Einde, Sam Lee, Andreas Stavridis

    The California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) is a four-week, educational summer program for gifted and talented high school students. Science and engineering topics are...


  10. Nov 12 2012

    capstone experimentation in the NEES Grand Challenge Project on the Seismic Response of Nonstructural Systems

    The capstone experimentation in the NEES Grand Challenge Project on the Seismic Response of Nonstructural Systems will begin in November 2012, using a two-story test bed frame with tunable dynamic...


  11. Development and validation of a real-time computational framework for hybrid simulation of dynamically-excited steel frame structures

    16 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nestor Eduardo Castaneda-Aguilar

    The use of traditional techniques such as the shake table or the pseudo-dynamic (PSD) test are often used to validate and disseminate new technologies associated with structural response...


  12. Drill Prepares Hoosiers for Earthquake

    07 Feb 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    CLICK THE "VIEW MEDIA" BUTTON TO WATCH THE VIDEO INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - People around Indiana and other states are using Tuesday to prepare for what to do if a big earthquake hit. It's called...


  13. Earthquake Epicenter

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Sean Allen, NEES EOT

    K-12 Earthquake Activity Teaching Modules A Joint Project of the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) and the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) In the spring of...


  14. An Internet-based Educational Platform for Earthquake Engineering Laboratory Experiments

    19 Sep 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Jian Ouyang, Chris Lawrence Beeler, Chencheng Wu, Le Yu

    Shake table constitutes a versatile tool for educational purposes and small scale research projects in earthquake engineering and structural dynamics. Hands-on activities involving shake tables...


  15. The Development of Fragility Relationships for Controlled Structures

    04 Aug 2011 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke

      To mitigate the dynamic effects of earthquakes in structures, several response modification strategies have been developed, including implementation of passive, active, and...


  16. Response Modification of Buildings and Bridges: Comparative Studies in Seismic Control

    04 Aug 2011 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke

      This thesis presents the results of research to evaluate the effectiveness of modern control strategies for the mitigation of earthquake induced hazards in building and bridge...


  17. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Earthquake-proof K'nex Buildings

    23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Students will be able to observe two ways engineers counter seismic accelerations on high-rise strucutres on order to make them safe. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the...


  18. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Soil Liquefaction

    23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Students will be able to observe soil liquefaction and its potential effects on adjacent structures and infrastructure. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the lesson that...


  19. Make Your Own Earthquake: Testing Earthquakes on Paper Buildings

    14 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Steven C. Smith

    This 45 minute activity uses accelerometers to test earthquakes on paper buildings. Developed by Mr. Steven Smith, Purdue University, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science. Please...


  20. Report on the Cable-stayed Bridge Control Problem - Phase 2

    23 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke

    This report presents the extended problem definition for the second generation of benchmark structural control problems for cable-stayed bridges. The benchmark problem is based on the Bill Emerson...