3-D Longitudinal Performance of Rehabilitated Sewer Pipelines Based on Experiments of Actual Pipes and Finite Elements Analysis
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26 Mar 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Danesh Nourzadeh, Shiro Takada
Reinforced concrete cylindrical pipes (RCCPs) are one of the most widely used sewer conduits all over the world. These pipelines are very vulnerable to the corrosion and accident due to traffic...
A Database for Seismic Retrofit Construction Cost of Concrete and Steel Framed Schools in Iran
09 Dec 2013 | Databases | Contributor(s): Reza Jafarzadeh, Jason M. Ingham, Suzanne Wilkinson
Seismic retrofitting of existing structures is a key issue in any earthquake-prone region when considering the extensive damage and severe economic loss caused by previous strong ground motions...
19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
These plans are for an acrylic dollhouse that can be built for use on a shake table. Lessons can be used with this dollhouse and shake table to demonstrate concepts that are discussed within...
Ambient and Forced Vibration Testing of a Reinforced Concrete Building Before and After its Seismic Retrofitting
29 Jul 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Serdar Soyoz, Ertugrul Taciroglu, Kutay Orakcal, Robert Nigbor, Derek A Skolnik, Hilmi Lus, Erdal Safak
Description of the tests and analysis of the data (paper accepted for publication in the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering)
Application of displacement basd variable oil damper to a base-isolated structure
15 Dec 2015 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Masahiro Ikenaga, Kohju Ikago
PREEMPTIVE Members presented posters at the JAEE 11th Annual Conference and International Symposium on Earthquake Engineering 2015, on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at the University of Tokyo,...
Cargo container research to improve buildings' ability to withstand tsunamis
05 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
e! Science News | Feb. 5, 2013 Covers U of Hawaii research and NEES facilities. See attached PDF.
06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Asian News International | Feb. 6, 2013 Wire story. Covers U of Hawaii tsunami research and the use of NEES testing facilities at Oregon State University and Lehigh University. See attached PDF.
07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
IndiaVision | Feb. 7, 2013
Article cites use of NEES facilities to test building resiliency, Lehigh University's multidirectional testing and Oregon State's Tsunami Research facility.
CENSEIS: Centrifuge and Full-scale Modeling of Seismic Pore Pressures in Sands
30 Jan 2015 | Databases | Contributor(s): Tarek Abdoun, Waleed El-Sekelly, Ricardo Dobry, Sabanayagam Thevanayagam, Marcelo Gonzalez
Centrifuge and full-scale Modeling of Seismic Pore Pressures in Sands
Chile Strong Ground Motion Flatfile
26 Oct 2015 | Databases | Contributor(s): Nicolás Enrique Bastias Tejos, Gonzalo Andrés Montalva
Chile Strong Ground Motion Flatfile
Development of an Arduino-Based Wireless Control System
24 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zhuoxiong Sun, Francisco Javier Pena, Alana Wilbee, Shirley Dyke
Over the past few decades, considerable attention has been given to structural control systems to mitigate structural vibration under natural hazards such as earthquake and extreme weather...
Documents for NEESR: Inertial Force-Limiting Floor Anchorage Systems For Seismic Resistant Building Structures
19 May 2014 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Marti LaChance
Accompanying documents to: the NEESR project entitled NEESR: Inertial Force-Limiting Floor Anchorage Systems For Seismic Resistant Building Structures (PI: R. Fleischman, J. Restrepo, R....
Dynamic Collapse of Reinforced Concrete Columns
08 May 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chiun-lin Wu, Yuan-Sen Yang
The goal of this project was to study the dynamic collapse mechanism of a low ductility reinforced concrete frame. It completed several RC frame collapse experiments using shake table at NCREE,...
Earthquake Truck Shakes to Test the Ground
30 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Our Amazing Planet | The Weather Channel | Jan. 30, 2013 See the full article in the attached PDF.
Earthquake-resilient pipeline to keep water flowing to Los Angeles
12 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
WaterWorld | March 12, 2013
Covers impact of NEES research to imrove water line resiliency. See attached PDF.
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
Engineers, conservationists work on lasting fix for Watts Towers
31 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications
Los Angeles Times | March 31, 2013
Expert: Japan a leader in disaster preparation and risk reduction; earthquake threat should not rule out Tokyo for 2020 Olympics
14 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Around the Rings | Jan 14, 2013 Online news. Interview with NEES Director Julio Ramirez. See attached PDF.
Press Zoom | Jan. 14, 2013 (PressZoom) - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.
Quote earthquake engineering expert and NEES Director, Julio Ramirez.
Hoosiers prepare for Great American Shakeout
WTHR Television News | Channel 13 Indianapolis | Feb. 7, 2013 TV news and online article covers the "Shakeout." Quotes NEES researcher Shirley Dyke.